Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/11/12

BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Tamika Catchings #10 of the United States stands for the playing of the National Anthem against China during their women's basketball preliminary game on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Tamika Catchings scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Indiana Fever into the WNBA Finals for the second time in four seasons with an 87-71 win over the Connecticut Sun in Game 3 on Thursday night. The Fever, who have won four games while facing elimination during the playoffs, rallied after losing star Katie Douglas to an ankle injury just 5 minutes into the game. Douglas had been the team's leading scorer in the playoffs, and had 51 points in the first two games of this series. Erin Philips picked up some of the scoring slack with 15 points. The Fever hit 10 3-pointers, including their first seven. League MVP Tina Charles led the Sun with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Kara Lawson added 16 points. Indiana will play at defending WNBA champion Minnesota, who swept Los Angeles in the Western Conference, in Game 1 of the best-of-five finals on Sunday. The Fever were up 9-4 when Douglas missed a driving off-balance jumper in the lane and came down on the foot of the Su...
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