The WNBA Finals have come and gone, and Tamika Catchings still hasn't won the one thing she still wants most in basketball: a WNBA championship.
The future might be uncertain for the Fever franchise. But now, they're headed to their first WNBA Finals after finally solving the Shock roadblock and winning the East finals on Saturday.
Will Tamika Catchings return? Can overachieving New York knock off the defending champ? Can Seattle outshoot Phoenix? Our expert tackles the key questions of each first-round playoff matchup.
Tamika Catchings was limited by a mild concussion and Indiana never led in the second half of a 73-68 loss to the Connecticut in the WNBA East finals on Thursday.
Tamika Catchings scored 18 points and grabbed a key defensive rebound in the closing seconds Tuesday to lead Indiana to a 69-63 victory at Connecticut.
Indiana 62, Charlotte 53
Tamika Catchings scored 23 points to lead Indiana past the Washington Mystics 67-57 Thursday night, securing the Fever's first playoff berth in three years.
Tamika Catchings scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, helping the host Indiana Fever rally in the second half for a 62-58 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
Tamika Catchings scored 21 points to lead the Fever past the Shock for the second time in three days, 59-58,
Tamika Catchings helped avenge Indiana's lopsided loss to Connecticut that ended the Fever's season.
Indiana 57, Minnesota 55
Ebony Huffman scored four of her career-high 16 points in overtime as the Fever improved to 5-0 at the Conseco Fieldhouse with an 84-79 victory over the Detroit Shock on Wednesday.
Indiana 84, Phoenix 75
Indiana 75, Washington 58
Tamika Catchings, Deanna Jackson and the Indiana Fever have finally put together consecutive wins. Deanna Nolan and the Detroit Shock are coming apart.
Tamika Catchings scored four of her 17 points in the final 14 seconds to lead the Indiana Fever to a 72-68 victory at New York on Friday night, snapping the Liberty's six-game winning streak.