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Just Not The Fever’s Night

By Wheat Hotchkiss The Indiana Fever battled in Thursday night's 84-79 Game 1 loss. The Atlanta Dream were clicking in all facets of the game, but the Fever hung tough on the road. Despite some defensive lapses and ball-handling bungles, Indiana had multiple chances to tie the game in the final minute. The effort was there. The execution was just off. "I thought they played what I would call their ‘A’ game, ...

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Shavonte Zellous: Top 5 Games of 2013

By Andrew Nagel Editor's Note: Shavonte Zellous has been named the WNBA's Most Improved Player for the 2013 season. Here's a look back at "Z"'s top five performances in the 2013 regular season. 1. May 24, 2013 at San Antonio Zellous and the Fever travelled to San Antonio to take on the Silver Stars to open the 2013 season and won 79-64. Zellous picked up right where she left off in last year's WNBA Finals, ...

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5 Keys to Beating Chicago

By Andrew Nagel Can Indiana Beat Chicago? Absolutely! Here's How: If you look at how the 2013 WNBA regular season went for the Indiana Fever and the Chicago Sky, you would say their seasons are as different as night and day. The Sky finished the season with the best record in the league at 24-10 earning them the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Fever posted a losing record for the regular season finis ...

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Fever-Sky: What Happened in the Regular Season?

By Wheat Hotchkiss Indiana's first round series with the Chicago Sky is not a typical 1-versus-4 matchup. Though the Sky cruised to the Eastern Conference's best record in the regular season and the Fever finished two games below .500, these two teams are closer than their records might indicate. For one thing, the Fever are the defending WNBA Champions and spent much of the year battling a slew of injuries ...

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What They’re Saying

Indystar: “I’ve seen an enormous growth from the time I joined the Fever franchise in 2003 as a scout.”-Lin Dunn Read More WNBA.com: “I want to use my status as an athlete for a platform to help raise awareness and hopefully one day find a cure.”- Katie Douglas Read More  ESPNW.com: "Indiana won its season series with Chicago 3-1, and the Fever as a franchise have a big advantage in playoff experience." Rea ...

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Know Your Opponents: New York and Connecticut

Editor's Note: The Indiana Fever are back in the playoffs, but before the postseason they'll play two more times. As the Fever tries to secure their playoff seeding and head into the Eastern Conference Semifinals at the top of their game, they'll face off against two wild card opponents, a pair of teams already eliminated from playoff contention. Here's a closer look at each of those matchups. By Rebecca Ri ...

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Writers Roundtable: Keys to a Strong Finish?

As the season winds down, the importance of every single game grows with playoff seeding on the line. We asked some of the Fever Contributors for their keys for a strong finish to the Fever's season. Let us know your keys to late season success in the comments. Rebecca Rider: "The team has to stay focused. They have two games against a Connecticut team that's mathematically eliminated, and one against a New ...

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Know Your Opponents: Atlanta, Chicago, Connecticut

By Rebecca Rider The Fever head into this week with their playoff hopes looking up. Not only have they created separation between themselves and New York for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the second seed and homecourt advantage in the first round is now within reach. Here's a closer look at each of Indiana's opponents in this penultimate week of the regular season. September 4 ...

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