Posted May 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
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 p...
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