Last season was another big ''almost'' for the Indiana Fever.
Indiana has been to the playoffs seven consecutive years, including four trips to the Eastern Conference Finals and a trip to the WNBA Finals in 2009. Last season, Tamika Catchings had an MVP year and the Fever had home-court advantage but lost to Atlanta in the Eastern Conference finals as their star struggled with plantar fasciitis in her right foot.
Catchings and the Fever are back with a veteran roster that expects to make another run at a title, beginning Saturday at home against Atlanta.
Catchings said winning the MVP award hasn't changed anything for her.
''I enjoy what I do,'' she said. ''It's not really pressure. My ultimate goal, even before winning that was to win a championship, and that's my goal now.''
It's rare for a reigning MVP to switch positions, but the 32-year-old Catchings will shift from small forward to power forward. She played power forward in college and believes the move will help the team...