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Coleman, Indiana Could Be Perfect Fit

By Wheat Hotchkiss The Fever made their first splash in free agency on Friday afternoon, signing veteran forward Marissa Coleman to a multi-year contract. Coleman figures to be an important part of the Fever roster over the next few seasons. At 6-foot-1 with solid handles and a nice stroke from the outside, Coleman has good size and is capable of playing multiple positions. Fever head coach Lin Dunn can uti ...

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Fever Players, Coaches Backing Pacers

The Indiana Pacers currently own the best record in the Eastern Conference and are hoping to hang a championship banner in Bankers Life Fieldhouse in 2014. The team that shares The Fieldhouse with the Pacers knows exactly what it takes to get that done. The Indiana Fever won a WNBA Championship in 2012 and have reached the conference finals in four of the past five years. Though it's currently the WNBA offs ...

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Best Players Taken With the #5 Pick

By Rebecca Rider This afternoon's draft lottery will determine the fate of those four teams that missed the 2013 postseason: the Eastern Conference's Chicago Sky and New York Liberty, and the Western Conference's San Antonio Silver Stars and Tulsa Shock. The Fever already know where they'll be - just outside the lottery, holding the fifth selection in the 2013 draft. There have been 13 #5 picks in the WNBA' ...

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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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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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Eastern Conference Playoff Race: Breaking Down the Schedules

By Wheat Hotchkiss We're entering the stretch run of the 2013 WNBA regular season, and the playoff picture is starting to take shape. On Wednesday night, Minnesota became the first team to officially clinch a playoff spot. Chicago and Los Angeles could follow suit as early as this weekend. Barring a historic collapse, Atlanta should also be a lock for the postseason. The Fever aren't living quite as comfort ...

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Five Key Games in the Second Half

By Rebecca Rider Break time is over. The All-Star festivities in Connecticut provided a few days of rest for most of the Fever roster, while All-Stars Tamika Catchings and Shavonte Zellous got to show off their skills for a national audience and Lin Dunn's staff got a closer look at their rivals' key players. Thursday night's 70-64 loss at Connecticut marked the start of Indiana's second half. With 11 games ...

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What They’re Saying – July 23

Here's a look around the web at what people are saying about the Fever's recent resurgence and Tamika Catching's strong season. SB Nation Swish Appeal: "The Fever, led by 23 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks from Tamika Catchings took a 65-52 win at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., their second victory over the Mystics (8-9) in three days." Read More Associated Press: "The ...

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Sputtering Offense Roadblock to Playoffs

By Madison Warfel The Fever will play back-to-back games against the Washington Mystics on Friday and Sunday. If they win both of those games, they could potentially move up from fifth to fourth place in the Eastern Conference, and would be only a half-game back from third place. Reaching the playoffs certainly seems like a more reasonable goal now than it did four weeks ago, but it’s far from guaranteed. A ...

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