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Indiana Fever
2019 Indiana Fever season
Indiana Fever logo
Founded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
HistoryIndiana Fever
ArenaBankers Life Fieldhouse
LocationIndianapolis, Indiana
Team colorsNavy blue, red, gold[1][2]
Main sponsorFinish Line, Inc.
General managerPokey Chatman
Head coachPokey Chatman
Assistant(s)Christie Sides
Jessica Miller
OwnershipHerb Simon
Championships1 (2012)
Conference titles3 (2009, 2012, 2015)
Retired numbers1 (24)

The Indiana Fever are a professional basketball team based in Indianapolis, Indiana, playing in the Eastern Conference in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). The team was founded before the inaugural 2000 season began. The team is owned by Herb Simon, who also owns the Fever's NBA counterpart, the Indiana Pacers, and Simon Malls.

The Fever has qualified for the WNBA Playoffs in thirteen of its seventeen years in Indiana. The franchise has been home to many high-quality players such as Tennessee standout Tamika Catchings, hometown favorite Katie Douglas, and Australian defensive specialist Tully Bevilaqua. In 2009, the Fever went to the WNBA Finals but fell short to Phoenix. On October 21, 2012, the Fever won the WNBA Championship with a win over the Minnesota Lynx. Tamika Catchings was named the series MVP.

Franchise history[edit]

Catching the Fever (2000–2004)[edit]

Lobby of Bankers Life Fieldhouse

The Indiana Fever team began in 2000, when the state was granted an expansion franchise to coincide with the opening of Bankers Life Fieldhouse (then Conseco Fieldhouse). In their first two seasons, they were coached by women's basketball legends Anne Donovan and Nell Fortner. Led by center Kara Wolters, in their inaugural campaign the team posted a record of 9–23.

The Fever drafted University of Tennessee star Tamika Catchings in the 2001 WNBA Draft. The Fever went into the year with high expectations of a playoff berth, but Catchings tore her ACL during a college game and missed the entire WNBA season. The Fever posted a 10–22 record in 2001.

After missing the entire 2001 season, the 2002 season proved to be the breakout season for Tamika Catchings and the Fever. Catchings came out strong and became one of the most versatile players in the WNBA, easily winning Rookie of the Year honors as well as making the WNBA All-Star team. Her team competed well all year and would post a respectable 16–16 record, tying for the final playoff spot with the Orlando Miracle. Indiana would win the tiebreaker and earn their first playoff appearance in franchise history. They drew the #1 seed in the playoffs, the Liberty; with the Fever losing two games to one.

The 2002–2003 offseason brought a lot of change for the Fever. The team added Olympian Natalie Williams and Charlotte Sting star Kelly Miller before the 2003 season. During the offseason the original coach and GM Nell Fortner would resign. Kelly Krauskopf would replace Fortner as GM and immediately hire Brian Winters to be the head coach. On May 29, 2003 the Fever registered their first sellout of 18,345 and defeated the Washington Mystics on national television. The team would do better under the new coaching, but missed the playoffs, posting a 16–18 record.

The 2004 campaign was very similar to 2003's. The Fever finished with a 15–19 record. They missed the playoffs by one game in the Eastern Conference.

Heating Up (2005–2007)[edit]

In 2005, the Fever had their best season since joining the league, posting a 21–13 record, and making the playoffs for just the second time. In the first round, the Fever swept the New York Liberty two games to none, earning their first playoff series victory in franchise history. In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Fever faced the heavily favored Connecticut Sun. Game 1 came down to the final seconds when Katie Douglas hit a crucial three to win the game for the Sun. Game 2 went into overtime, with the Sun winning, thus sweeping the Fever two games to none.

In the 2005–2006 offseason, the Fever acquired All-Star Anna DeForge from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Kelly Miller. Later that offseason the Fever made another All-Star addition by signing free agent Tamika Whitmore from the Los Angeles Sparks. In the 2006 WNBA Draft they selected athletic swing-forward La'Tangela Atkinson from the North Carolina Tar Heels along with Kasha Terry from the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Outside Bankers Life Fieldhouse, home of the Fever

The Fever started the 2006 season off at 4–0 and jumped out to an early lead in the Eastern Conference standings. Teammates Tamika Catchings and Tully Bevilaqua led the league in steals, first and second respectively, the first time teammates led the league in one statistical category. The Fever posted a 21–13 record, making the playoffs for the second year in a row. In the first round, the Fever would face arch rival Detroit. Detroit won Game 1 in Indianapolis and held a one-game to nothing lead in the series. Game 2 in Detroit was a high scoring affair with Tamika Whitmore scoring a WNBA Playoff record 41 points. Detroit won in the end, 98–83 and won the series two games to none.

Going into the 2006–2007 off-season, the Fever looked to improve their post play. In the Dispersal Draft, the Fever would add veteran forward Sheri Sam from the Charlotte Sting. Kelly Krauskoft and the front office then set their eyes on key Free Agent Center Tammy Sutton-Brown, signing her on March 22, 2007. The Fever would also select 6–7 center Alison Bales from Duke University in the 2007 WNBA Draft to go along with Sutton-Brown.

Going into the 2007 season, the Fever had their eyes set on the WNBA Finals. They started off the season strong, winning 16 out of their first 20 games, which was the best 20 game start in history of the Eastern Conference. Then on July 20, key player Tamika Catchings would injure her foot and would miss the rest of the regular season. The injury was later revealed as a partial tear of her plantar fascia. The Fever would finish 5–9 without Catchings. They managed to win the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, beating out the Connecticut Sun. They played the same Sun team in first round of the playoffs. Game 1 in Connecticut was an epic battle, going three overtimes with the Sun hanging on to win Game 1, 93–88. The Fever would win Game 2 at home by double digits forcing a decisive Game 3. In game 3, the Fever would find themselves down by 22 points late halfway through the 3rd quarter. The Fever battled back to win Game 3 in overtime by the same score as Game 1 93–88. The 22-point comeback was the largest comeback in WNBA Playoff history. In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Fever played their other hated rival, the Detroit Shock. The Fever would grab an early lead in the series, winning Game 1 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. With the team just 1 game away from the WNBA Finals the Fever traveled to Detroit. In Game 2, the game would be close until the 2nd quarter, when the Shock would blow the game wide open with a 14–0 run, and would easily win the game. With a spot in the Finals up for grabs in Game 3, the Fever would start off the game with an early 17–3 lead. Then late in the first half Catchings went down with another injury; she had completely torn her Achilles tendon. The Shock ended up winning Game 3, 85–61.

Cooling Down (2008)[edit]

On October 26, 2007, the Fever announced that they declined the option for head coach Brian Winters, ending his four-year tenure in charge.[3] He compiled a 78–58 regular season record with a 5–7 playoff record. On December 12, 2007 assistant coach Lin Dunn was named his successor to the job as head coach.[4]

In one of the biggest trades in WNBA history, the Fever traded Tamika Whitmore and their first-round pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft for Indianapolis native, Katie Douglas on February 19, 2008.[5]

The Fever were part of the Liberty Outdoor Classic, which was the first regular-season professional basketball game played outdoors. It was played between the Fever and New York Liberty at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York on July 19, 2008 with the Fever winning the game, 71–55.

During the 2008 season, the Fever struggled in comparison to the three previous seasons. They finished with a 17–17 record, good for fourth place in the playoffs. Meeting the Detroit Shock in the first round, the Fever lost in three games.

Feeling the Fever (2009–2012)[edit]

After a disappointing 2008 season, the Fever were looking to improve in 2009. Indiana Pacers owners had said the Fever have been losing money. The only thing to save the Fever from folding in the near future, the owners inferred, was for the Fever to be successful on the court and at the box office. The Fever took the owners' ultimatum to heart and reached the playoffs as the first seed overall in the Eastern Conference with a franchise best record of 22–12. In the first round, the Fever ousted the Washington Mystics in a sweep, marking their return to the conference finals. In the East finals, again facing their rival Detroit Shock, they reached their first ever WNBA Finals by defeating the Shock in three games. The Fever then lost in 5 games to the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Finals.

Because of the success in 2009, the Fever announced they would remain in Indianapolis for 2010. Their 2011 season in Indianapolis was also confirmed as well.

In 2012, the Fever advanced to the 2012 WNBA Finals. Indiana then defeated the Minnesota Lynx, 3 games to 1. It was the Fever's first WNBA title.

Continuing the Reign (2012–2016)[edit]

After the Fever won the 2012 WNBA championship, the ownership group took notice of their management – by promoting general manager Kelly Krauskopf to president of the franchise.[6] Krauskopf has been giving additional duites within the franchise as well as a pay increase.[7] The Fever competed for another title in 2015, reaching the finals for the third time in franchise history, but fell short losing to the Minnesota Lynx in five games. In 2016, the Fever made it to the playoffs for the 12th consecutive time (the current WNBA record for most consecutive playoff appearances by a team).[8] However, the Fever were upset in the first round elimination game against the Phoenix Mercury after the league's new playoff format was in effect. This game also marked the final game of Tamika Catchings's playing career, Catchings was known as the Fever's franchise player since 2002.

Post-Catchings era (2016–present)[edit]

On November 18, 2016, it was announced that the Fever hired Pokey Chatman as their new head coach.[9] In February 2017, the Fever traded for five-time all-star Candice Dupree along with the Mercury's 2017 first round pick in a three-team deal that sent Camille Little and Jillian Alleyne to the Mercury and the Connecticut Sun receiving the 8th overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft along with Lynetta Kizer from the Fever.[10] Despite acquiring a veteran all-star forward and a new head coach, the Fever would have one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history. On August 12, 2017, the Fever were defeated 111-52 by the Minnesota Lynx, marking it the largest margin of defeat in WNBA history, in which they allowed a league record 37-0 scoring run during the game.[11] The Fever finished with the second worst record in the league of 9-25 in their first season after Catchings's retirement, ending their streak of 12 consecutive playoff seasons.[12]

In 2018, more disappointment would continue for the Fever as they continued to rebuild their team. They would finish in last place, this time with a 6-28 record. They would wind up with the third selection in the 2019 WNBA draft, selecting Teaira McCowan from Mississippi State.


  • 2000–2006: The home jerseys were white with red, dark blue and yellow on the sides. On the front, Fever was written across. The road jersey were dark blue with red and yellow on the sides. Indiana in red letters trimmed with white on the chest.
  • 2007–2010: Home jerseys are white with blue and yellow strips/trim from the neck down the side. Fever is written in red across the front and on the back the player name is written in all dark blue under the number also in red trimmed in dark blue. The new road jerseys are dark blue with yellow and white trim/strips. Indiana is written on the front in red with white trim and on the back the number is in red with white trim with the player's name underneath in all white. Each jersey has the Fever's alternate logo at the top on the back.
  • 2011–2012: As part of the move to Adidas's Revolution 30 technology, the Fever made subtle changes to the uniforms. Home uniforms remain white, but the 'Fever' wordmark is now written in navy with red and yellow trim. Numbers are now rounded and in red. Away uniforms remain unchanged save for the striping patterns and rounded numbers.
  • 2013–2015: On October 19, 2012, the Fever announced that Finish Line will be their uniform sponsor, beginning with the 2013 season. The uniform stayed the same aside from a new number scheme and the addition of the uniform sponsor.
  • 2016: As part of a league-wide initiative for its 20th season, all games featured all-color uniform matchups. Therefore, the Fever unveiled a yellow jersey as a light-colored uniform to complement its standard navy uniform.
  • 2019: The Fever announced Salesforce as their uniform sponsor, replacing Finish Line. Along with all other WNBA team uniforms, the front of the jersey prominently features both Salesforce and AT&T, a new partner for the WNBA. The number of the player is now just on the back of the jersey.

Season-by-season records[edit]


Current roster[edit]

Indiana Fever roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From Yrs
F 11 Canada Achonwa, Natalie 6' 3" (1.91m) 190 lb (86kg) 11-22-1992 Notre Dame 4
F 4 United States Dupree, Candice 6' 2" (1.88m) 178 lb (81kg) 02-25-1984 Temple 13
G 42 United States Johnson, Shenise 5' 11" (1.8m) 172 lb (78kg) 12-09-1990 Miami (FL) 6
G 7 United States Key, Paris 5' 9" (1.75m) 142 lb (64kg) North Carolina R
G 44 United States Laney, Betnijah 6' 0" (1.83m) 160 lb (73kg) 10-29-1993 Rutgers 3
F 23 United States Mavunga, Stephanie 6' 3" (1.91m) 205 lb (93kg) 02-24-1995 Ohio State 1
F 22 United States McCall, Erica 6' 2" (1.88m) 184 lb (83kg) 08-21-1995 Stanford 2
C 15 United States McCowan, Teaira 6' 7" (2.01m) 239 lb (108kg) 09-28-1996 Mississippi State R
G 3 United States Mitchell, Tiffany 5' 9" (1.75m) 152 lb (69kg) 09-23-1994 South Carolina 4
G 0 United States Mitchell, Kelsey 5' 11" (1.8m) 151 lb (68kg) 11-12-1995 Ohio State 1
F 31 United States Taylor, Asia 6' 1" (1.85m) 167 lb (76kg) 08-22-1991 Louisville 4
G 35 United States Vivians, Victoria 6' 1" (1.85m) 183 lb (83kg) 11-17-1994 Mississippi State 1
G 17 United States Wheeler, Erica 5' 7" (1.7m) 143 lb (65kg) 05-02-1991 Rutgers 4

Head coach
United States Pokey Chatman (LSU)
Assistant coaches
United States Christie Sides (Louisiana Tech)
United States Jessica Miller (UIC)
Athletic trainer
United States Todd Champlin (Daemen)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States Chase Campbell (Ball State)

  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

WNBA roster page

Former players[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

Indiana Fever retired numbers
No. Player Position Tenure Ref.
24 Tamika Catchings SF 2002–16 [13]

Coaches and staff[edit]


Head coaches[edit]

Indiana Fever head coaches
Name Start End Seasons Regular season Playoffs
Anne Donovan August 17, 1999 end of 2000 1 9 23 .281 32 0 0 .000 0
Nell Fortner August 17, 1999 September 26, 2003 3 42 56 .429 98 1 2 .333 3
Brian Winters December 11, 2003 October 26, 2007 4 78 58 .574 136 5 7 .417 12
Lin Dunn December 12, 2007 end of 2014 7 135 103 .567 238 23 18 .561 41
Stephanie White September 23, 2014 end of 2016 2 37 31 .544 68 6 6 .500 12
Pokey Chatman November 18, 2016 Present 2 15 53 .220 68 0 0 0 0
Stephanie White, former head coach from 2014 to 2016

General managers[edit]

Assistant coaches[edit]


Indiana Fever statistics

Media coverage[edit]

Currently, Fever games are broadcast on Fox Sports Indiana (FS-I), and WNDY-TV. Select games may air nationally on ESPN, NBA TV, and CBS Sports Network. Broadcasters for the Fever games are Pat Boylan, Debbie Antonelli, and Tully Bevilaqua.

Chris Denari served as the team's Play-by-Play Announcer from 2000-2017 before stepping down.

All games (excluding blackout games, which are available on are broadcast to the WNBA League Pass game feeds on the league website. Furthermore, some Fever games are broadcast nationally on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC. The WNBA has reached an eight-year agreement with ESPN, which will pay right fees to the Fever, as well as other teams in the league.[15]

All-time notes[edit]

Regular season attendance[edit]

Regular season all-time attendance
Year Average High Low Sellouts Total for year WNBA game average
2000 11,267 (4th) 13,178 9,006 0 180,270 9,074
2001 8,683 (8th) 15,198 7,021 0 138,922 9,075
2002 8,434 (9th) 15,488 5,670 0 134,945 9,228
2003 8,340 (8th) 18,345 5,927 1 141,778 8,800
2004 7,589 (10th) 9,656 6,112 0 129,018 8,613
2005 8,382 (7th) 9,823 6,597 0 142,494 8,172
2006 7,204 (10th) 9,312 5,554 0 122,468 7,476
2007 7,227 (11th) 10,542 5,058 0 122,855 7,742
2008 7,702 (10th) 10,533 6,010 0 130,941 7,948
2009 7,939 (6th) 10,050 5,904 0 134,964 8,039
2010 8,265 (6th) 10,076 6,853 0 140,504 7,834
2011 8,052 (7th) 11,521 6,024 0 136,915 7,954
2012 7,582 (6th) 9,403 6,041 0 128,897 7,452
2013 8,164 (4th) 10,756 6,283 0 138,795 7,531
2014 7,900 (6th) 10,625 5,632 0 134,306 7,578
2015 7,485 (5th) 12,189 6,433 0 127,244 7,183
2016 8,575 (5th) 17,704 6,524 0 145,771 7,655
2017 7,538 (7th) 12,282 5,702 0 128,141 7,716
2018 6,311 (7th) 10,006 4,415 0 107,295 6,721

Draft picks[edit]

  • 2000 Expansion Draft: Gordana Grubin (1), Sandy Brondello (8), Nyree Roberts (9), Kara Wolters (16), Rita Williams (17), Chantel Tremitiere (24)
  • 2000: Jurgita Streimikyte (26), Usha Gilmore (42), Latina Davis (50), Renee Robinson (58)
  • 2001: Tamika Catchings (3), Kelly Schumacher (14), Niele Ivey (19), Marlene Williams (35), April Brown (51)
  • 2002: Tawana McDonald (13), Zuzi Klimesova (17), Kelly Komara (34), LaKeisha Taylor (49), Jillian Danker (52)
  • 2003 Miami/Portland Dispersal Draft: Sylvia Crawley (7)
  • 2003: Gwen Jackson (6), DeTrina White (20), Ashley McElhiney (35)
  • 2004 Cleveland Dispersal Draft: Deanna Jackson (5)
  • 2004: Ebony Hoffman (9), Ieva Kublina (31)
  • 2005: Tan White (2), Yolanda Paige (16), Ashley Earley (29)
  • 2006: La'Tangela Atkinson (9), Kasha Terry (26), Jessica Foley (38), Marina Kuzina (40)
  • 2007 Charlotte Dispersal Draft: selection waived
  • 2007: Alison Bales (9), Lyndsey Medders (22), Ashley Key (35)
  • 2008: Khadijah Whittington (26)
  • 2009 Houston Dispersal Draft: selection waived
  • 2009: Briann January (6), Christina Wirth (19), Danielle Campbell (32)
  • 2010 Sacramento Dispersal Draft: selection waived
  • 2010: Jene Morris (11), Armelie Lumanu (23), Joy Cheek (35)
  • 2011: Jeanette Pohlen (9), Jori Davis (33)
  • 2012: Sasha Goodlett (11), Courtney Hurt (34)
  • 2014: Natasha Howard (5), Natalie Achonwa (9), Haiden Palmer (29)
  • 2015: Chelsea Gardner (21)
  • 2016: Tiffany Mitchell (9), Brene Moseley (21), Julie Allemand (33)
  • 2017: Erica McCall (17),
  • 2018: Kelsey Mitchell (2), Victoria Vivians (8), Stephanie Mavunga (14)
  • 2019: Teaira McCowan (3), Paris Kea (25), Caliya Robinson (28)


  • December 15, 1999: The Fever acquired Monica Maxwell from the Washington Mystics in exchange for agreeing to select Nyree Roberts in the expansion draft.
  • December 15, 1999: The Fever traded Sandy Brondello and a first-round pick in the 2000 Draft to the Miami Sol in exchange for Stephanie White.
  • April 25, 2000: The Fever traded Latina Davis and Renee Robinson to the Houston Comets in exchange for Latavia Coleman.
  • April 11, 2001: The Fever traded Kara Wolters to the Sacramento Monarchs in exchange for a first-round pick in the 2001 Draft.
  • May 27, 2001: The Fever traded a second-round pick in the 2002 Draft to the Detroit Shock in exchange for Olympia Scott and a third-round pick in the 2002 Draft.
  • December 5, 2001: The Fever traded Angie Braziel to the Washington Mystics in exchange for Nikki McCray and the right to swap second- and fourth-round picks in the 2002 Draft.
  • March 4, 2002: The Fever traded Gordana Grubin to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Bridget Pettis and a first-round pick in the 2002 Draft.
  • July 20, 2002: The Fever traded Rita Williams to the Houston Comets in exchange for Coquese Washington.
  • May 1, 2003: The Fever traded Sylvia Crawley and Gwen Jackson to the San Antonio Silver Stars in exchange for Coretta Brown and Natalie Williams.
  • February 5, 2004: The Fever traded the 3rd overall and the 18th overall picks in the 2004 Draft to the Charlotte Sting in exchange for Kelly Miller and the 9th overall pick in the 2004 Draft.
  • February 3, 2006: The Fever traded Kelly Miller to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Anna DeForge.
  • February 24, 2006: The Fever traded Kelly Schumacher and the 12th overall pick in the 2006 Draft to the New York Liberty in exchange for the 9th overall pick in the 2006 Draft.
  • March 7, 2007: The Fever traded Olympia Scott to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Ann Strother.
  • March 23, 2007: The Fever traded La'Tangela Atkinson to the Sacramento Monarchs in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2008 Draft.
  • February 19, 2008: The Fever traded Tamika Whitmore, the 9th overall pick in the 2008 Draft and the rights to Jessica Foley to the Connecticut Sun in exchange for Katie Douglas.
  • May 14, 2008: The Fever traded K.B. Sharp to the Chicago Sky in exchange for Bernadette Ngoyisa.
  • July 4, 2008: The Fever traded Alison Bales to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for Kristen Mann.
  • May 27, 2010: The Fever traded a second-round pick in the 2011 Draft to the Tulsa Shock in exchange for Shavonte Zellous.
  • April 29, 2011: The Fever traded second- and third-round picks to the Seattle Storm and the Washington Mystics in exchange for Erin Phillips and Seattle's third-round pick in the 2012 Draft.
  • March 1, 2012: The Fever traded Tangela Smith to the San Antonio Silver Stars in exchange for Roneeka Hodges.
  • July 2, 2012: The Fever traded Roneeka Hodges to the Tulsa Shock in exchange for Karima Christmas.
  • March 11, 2014: The Fever traded Erin Phillips to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Lynetta Kizer.
  • May 12, 2014: The Fever traded a second-round pick in the 2015 Draft to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Maggie Lucas.
  • March 12, 2015: The Fever traded a first- and third-round picks in the 2015 Draft to the San Antonio Stars in exchange for Shenise Johnson and the second-round pick in the 2015 Draft.
  • February 2, 2016: The Fever traded Natasha Howard to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for Devereaux Peters.
  • February 21, 2017: In a three-way trade, the Fever traded Lynetta Kizer and a first-round pick in the 2017 Draft to the Connecticut Sun. The Fever received Candice Dupree and a second-round pick in the 2017 Draft from the Phoenix Mercury.[16]
  • February 1, 2018: The Fever acquired C Kayla Alexander and 2019 WNBA Draft third round pick via trade from Las Vegas Aces for 2019 WNBA Draft second round pick.[17]
  • March 6, 2018: The Fever acquired 8th overall pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft via trade from Phoenix Mercury for Briann January.[18]


  • 2000: None
  • 2001: Rita Williams
  • 2002: Tamika Catchings
  • 2003: Tamika Catchings, Natalie Williams
  • 2004: Natalie Williams
  • 2005: Tamika Catchings
  • 2006: Tamika Catchings, Tamika Whitmore
  • 2007: Tamika Catchings, Anna DeForge, Tammy Sutton-Brown
  • 2008: No All-Star Game
  • 2009: Tamika Catchings, Katie Douglas
  • 2010: Tamika Catchings, Katie Douglas
  • 2011: Tamika Catchings, Katie Douglas
  • 2012: No All-Star Game
  • 2013: Tamika Catchings, Shavonte Zellous
  • 2014: Tamika Catchings, Briann January
  • 2015: Tamika Catchings, Marissa Coleman
  • 2016: No All-Star Game
  • 2017: Candice Dupree
  • 2018: None


  • 2000: Kara Wolters
  • 2004: Tamika Catchings
  • 2008: Tamika Catchings
  • 2012: Tamika Catchings
  • 2016: Tamika Catchings, Natalie Achonwa (CAN)

Honors and awards[edit]

  • 2002 Rookie of the Year: Tamika Catchings
  • 2002 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2003 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2004 All-WNBA Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2004 Most Improved Player: Kelly Miller
  • 2005 All-WNBA Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2005 Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings
  • 2005 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2005 All-Defensive First Team: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2005 All-Rookie Team: Tan White
  • 2006 All-Decade Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2006 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2006 Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings
  • 2006 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2006 All-Defensive First Team: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2007 All-WNBA Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2007 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2007 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2007 All-Defensive Second Team: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2008 Most Improved Player: Ebony Hoffman
  • 2008 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2008 All-Defensive First Team: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2009 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2009 All-WNBA Second Team: Katie Douglas
  • 2009 Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings
  • 2009 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2009 All-Defensive First Team: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2010 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2010 All-WNBA Second Team: Katie Douglas
  • 2010 Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings
  • 2010 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award: Tamika Catchings
  • 2010 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2010 All-Defensive Second Team: Tully Bevilaqua
  • 2010 All-Defensive Second Team: Katie Douglas
  • 2011 Most Valuable Player: Tamika Catchings
  • 2011 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2011 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2011 All-Defensive Second Team: Katie Douglas
  • 2012 Finals Most Valuable Player: Tamika Catchings
  • 2012 Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings
  • 2012 All-WNBA First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2012 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2012 All-Defensive First Team: Briann January
  • 2013 Most Improved Player: Shavonte Zellous
  • 2013 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award: Tamika Catchings
  • 2013 All-WNBA Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2013 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2013 All-Defensive Second Team: Briann January
  • 2014 All-Defensive First Team: Briann January
  • 2014 All-Defensive Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2015 All-Rookie Team: Natalie Achonwa
  • 2015 All-Defensive First Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2015 All-Defensive First Team: Briann January
  • 2015 All-WNBA Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2016 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award: Tamika Catchings
  • 2016 All-Defensive First Team: Briann January
  • 2016 All-Defensive Second Team: Tamika Catchings
  • 2016 All-Rookie Team: Tiffany Mitchell

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Franchise Quick Facts" (PDF). 2018 Indiana Fever Media Guide. WNBA Enterprises, LLC. May 18, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Indiana Fever Reproduction Guideline Sheet". WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved August 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "Fever Declines Option On Winters Contract". 2007-10-26. Retrieved 2008-02-19.
  4. ^ "Dunn Named Fever's Fourth Head Coach". 2007-12-12. Retrieved 2008-02-19.
  5. ^ "Fever Acquires Hometown Star Katie Douglas In Trade With Connecticut". 2008-02-19. Retrieved 2008-02-19.
  6. ^ "FEVER: Kelly Krauskopf Promoted to President". Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  7. ^ "Kelly Krauskopf promoted to president of Indiana Fever – ESPN". 2012-10-30. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  8. ^ Indiana Fever Clinch Playoff Berth!
  9. ^ Indiana Fever Named Pokey Chatman As Head Coach
  10. ^ Mercury Trade Candice Dupree to Indiana in Three-Team Deal
  11. ^ Minnesota Lynx embarrass Fever by WNBA record 59 points
  12. ^ After 12 straight playoff seasons, Fever are eliminated
  13. ^ INDIANA FEVER TO RETIRE CATCHINGS' NO. 24 JERSEY on Tennessee Athletics website, 26 Jun 2017
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Minnesota Lynx
WNBA Champions
2012 (First title)
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Minnesota Lynx
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Detroit Shock
WNBA Eastern Conference Champions
2009 (First title)
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Atlanta Dream
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Atlanta Dream
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2012 (Second title)
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Atlanta Dream
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Chicago Sky
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2015 (Third title)
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