WNBA Indiana Fever vs. Seattle Storm June 13th, 2007


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1.jpg Let me quickly summarize our drive from Chicago to Indianapolis. There was this field...
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2.jpg ...then there was this field with some grass in the middle...
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3.jpg ...then there was this amazing field with trees in the background!
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4.jpg More surprising, the city of Indianapolis was really nice. There are lots of museums and historic buildings as well as the capitol (oh the RCA Dome is on the right too).
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5.jpg Look at the nice arrangement of the seats at the Conseco Fieldhouse. I call this the "opera" configuration because the "hanging" seats remind me of an opera house. Even the corner seats had good views.
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6.jpg And the box seats are nicely placed between the lower and upper sections instead of under the roof where you can't see anything. They even have nice seats out in front.
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7.jpg Look, there's Adia again! And that, that, other guy. Chad? Mitch?
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10.jpg Here's my "night vision" shot.
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15.jpg Tammy Sutton-Brown wastes no time finding the empty space our defense leaves under the basket.
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19.jpg Steal by Sue.
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21.jpg Tully tearing through...
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23.jpg ...and she misses her shot...
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24.jpg ...but since none of our players are under the basket, Sutton-Brown has no problem rebounding and finishing the shot.
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25.jpg Steal by Izzy.
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27.jpg More good defense by the Storm although Izzy was flirting with a foul here.
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33.jpg Oh yeah, this was right after LJ's technical. Sue tries her usual job of convincing Eric Brewton that it didn't happen...
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34.jpg ...however he walks away unconvinced! How rude!
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35.jpg Now Sue checks with AD to see if she should keep on pressing their case...
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36.jpg ...Sue gets the go-ahead so she cracks her knuckles and cranks the Sue Bird Charm up to maximum...
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37.jpg ...Eric however is no fool. He knows that if he turns toward her even for a moment, he will succumb to its power.
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38.jpg Good defense by Katie. Of course our offense was busy tying a WNBA record.
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40.jpg Look out! Incoming Tully...
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41.jpg ...wait, nevermind she's OK. The chair saved her...
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42.jpg ...ughf, cheap Conseco chair gives way and Tully hits the floor.
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45.jpg If you're going to foul, make sure they don't get the shot off.
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46.jpg Again AD talking to Katie with her arms extended. I hope she's not getting into trouble here.
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47.jpg If AD's advice to her was to play better defense then AD should have been happy after blocking this shot...
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48.jpg ...and the bench sees one good thing in this dreary second quarter.
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53.jpg K.B. has this cool basketball heart tattoo.
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54.jpg Sue is trying to finger the ball out of her hands to Katie. This is such a cool defensive move but can look like a reach-in to dumber WNBA officials.
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60.jpg Thank God! The second quarter is over. Now we just have to make another 20+ point comeback like we did with Houston.
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61.jpg So let the 20+ point comeback begin.
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62.jpg Indiana has no less than three performance groups. They have the hip-hop squad pictured here, a generic dance group, and they keep the NBA Pacesetters employed over the summer too.
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66.jpg The third quarter got off to a firey start with Sue making a couple of great baksets.
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68.jpg It seems that the rookie ref is immune to the Sue Bird Charm too.
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84.jpg But after this game... not so much.
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86.jpg OK this game sucks. That means it's time for gratuitous shots around the bench.
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94.jpg Yeah, coulda gone better.
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95.jpg Forget the game. Check out the cool Conseco Fieldhouse! They remind you of that race track, the Indy something or other.
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96.jpg More racing exhibits.
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97.jpg When you get through the front door, you find yourself in this enormous lobby that is nicer than in many hotels.
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98.jpg What you're looking at is practially a museum of basketball in Indiana. Clearly they take this sport seriously!
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