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Take Your Pick: Fever Have First-Round Options

By Matt Velazquez Though there’s still an afterglow at Bankers Life Fieldhouse as a result of the Indiana Fever’s championship run, it’s time to seriously think about next season. That’s because the WNBA Draft, which ESPN will televise in primetime on April 15, is right around the corner. Industry experts expect that the Phoenix Mercury will select Baylor center Brittney Griner with the first-overall pick. ...

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Who Are The Prospects?

We still have one-fourth of the calendar year before the 2013 WNBA Draft takes place on April 15 (televised on ESPN2 during prime time, 8pm ET). But as the college season is winding through conference schedules and teams are positioning for NCAA Tournament consideration, yes, it is time to begin examining who might be the top prospects for the upcoming draft. There is a consensus that the top three picks sh ...

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Same Faces, New Places

[caption id="attachment_201" align="alignright" width="316"] Shavonte Zellous (8) and Erlana Larkins (6) also are teammates with Mersin in the Turkish League.[/caption] Just as Katie Douglas is re-acquainting herself with the Indianapolis winter, most Indiana Fever stars are getting acclimated to new surroundings this year. In fact, only Erlana Larkins and Shavonte Zellous are playing in the same location t ...

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Eastern Shift?

Until the Indiana Fever collected its first WNBA title last fall by shocking the league with its 3-1 Finals defeat of the Minnesota Lynx, the Eastern Conference had not won a single game in the WNBA Finals since the Fever in 2009. In fact, since the now-defunct Detroit Shock captured the league crown in 2008, the only Eastern Conference team to win a game in the Finals is the Indiana Fever (5-4). Minnesota, ...

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What Katie Douglas’ Ankle Rehab Means for the Fever

By Manny Randhawa After tearing an ankle tendon in the opening minutes during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Connecticut Sun, Fever star guard Katie Douglas missed the remainder of Indiana's 2012 championship run and had surgery over the holidays to remove a bone chip from the ankle and repair the torn tendon. The question for Douglas and the Fever now becomes: What's next? The timetabl ...

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The Social Media Impact

Yes, the WNBA Championship is certainly how 2012 will be remembered within the Indiana Fever franchise. It was a culmination of efforts from players, coaches, staff and fans that extended many years prior to 2012. The Fever's championship was a milestone to be shared ... from Kelly Krauskopf and Lin Dunn, to the staff members in the sales and corporate partnerships divisions, to the dedicated fans of the fr ...

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2012 Defined by a Championship … and Twitter

It is January and a time to reflect for a last time on the Indiana Fever's championship season of 2012. How did it happen? What will be remembered about it? Why was it so remarkable? Where to go from here? First, let's get this straight --- the Fever has been poised to win a title since about 2008 and perhaps even sooner. Countless playoff appearances and trips to the Eastern Conference Finals have only res ...

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