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Washington Mystics head coach to miss game on Friday due to death in family

The Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault and assistant coach Eric Thibault will not be at their game against the Minnesota Lynx on Friday, the Summitt reported on Tuesday. Mike Thibault’s father—and Eric’s grandfather—Frank Thibault died on June 16 and both coaches will attend the funeral this week. The Mystics have yet to announce whether or not the Thibaults will...
Via Excelle Sports
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Tamika Catchings on jersey retirement: ‘The number one thing I’ll miss is my friends’

This Saturday, the Indiana Fever will retire the jersey of one of the greatest basketball players to wear its colors: ten-time WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings. Catchings wore the number 24 during her 14 season career with the Fever. When she retired in 2016, the four-time Olympic gold medalist was first all-time in career playoff scoring, career playoff rebounds, regular season...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

The 'Diana Taurasi, greatest of all-time' quiz

Diana Taurasi made significant history over the weekend, as she became the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history. It was just the latest accomplishment for the Phoenix Mercury guard in a career that is chock full of them. If she is not the best women's player of all-time, she is certainly on the short list. She is a marquee name both at home and overseas. In fact, she is so good...
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Diana Taurasi setting the WNBA all-time scoring record is another leap for the league

She scored her first points for the Phoenix Mercury on May 20, 2004, by cutting around defenders in the perimeter for an open three-pointer. Adrian Williams-Strong was sitting in the post against Sacramento Monarchs center Yolanda Griffith when she saw the dynamic rookie guard out of UConn in her purview. A quick flick of the wrist was the start of a career that would shatter records...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George makes awesome gesture to WNBA legend

Tamika Catchings, one of the greatest players in WNBA history, is retiring after this season. Her final regular season game is on Sunday when the Indiana Fever host the Dallas Wings at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Fever announced Thursday that Indiana Pacers star Paul George purchased 5,000 tickets to the game in an effort to pack the house and give Catchings the regular-season...
Via The Sports Daily
September 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for multiple teams and players that protested recent gun violence by wearing black warmup shirts before their games. The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were each fined $5,000, and players on those teams were fined $500 a piece for wearing black T-shirts calling attention to shootings by and against police officers in place of...
Via The Comeback
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Tamika Catchings' big 4th quarter lifts Fever over Mystics in Game 1

  After struggling for nearly three full quarters, Tamika Catchings came through when the Indiana Fever needed her most. Catchings scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, including several clutch baskets down the stretch, to lead the Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Catchings, who endured...
Via Associated Press
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Catchings leads Fever past Mystics 78-73 in Game 1

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Indiana Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Catchings endured a lengthy scoring drought from midway through the first quarter to midway through the third. However, when the Fever needed her most late in the game, Catchings came...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Catchings scores 25 to lead Fever past Sky, 71-67

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings scored 25 points and Briann January added 14 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 71-67 Saturday night, securing the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Indiana (16-17) shot 66.7 percent during the first quarter to take a 32-16 lead after the opening period. It marked the highest first quarter point total for the Fever this...
Via Associated Press
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

East claims WNBA All-Star Game in OT

PHOENIX -- Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime. Tamika Catchings, an All-Star for a record-tying ninth time, made a layup with six seconds to go to give the East the lead and then knocked the ball away from Skylar Diggins on...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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