INDIANAPOLIS -- Tamika Catchings didn't let a loss in the home opener put a damper on her mood after finally receiving a championship ring.
The Indiana Fever celebrated last season's title as they got their rings and raised the banner to commemorate the championship.
"Finally, right?" said Catchings, now in her 12th season in the WNBA. "It's about time. I think that this night was just more of, OK, 2012, this is the last piece of it.' Now we can move forward and get ready for 2013."
Once she got the ring, Catchings grabbed the microphone to thank fans and to voice her support for the Indiana Pacers, playing in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat, and suggest the NBA team get another ring for fans. Of course, she'll take a second championship ring as well.
"Hey, I want another one, too," Catchings said. "Not to be greedy."
However, after the celebration it was time for the Fever to get back to work and the Atlanta Dream didn't make it easy.
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