Practice Report: Preparation for Chicago BeginsTweet
By Wheat Hotchkiss | August 27, 2014
After three days of waiting, the Fever finally know their opponent in the Eastern Conference Finals: the Chicago Sky. At Wednesday's practice, head coach Lin Dunn, forward Tamika Catchings, and guard Shavonte Zellous all spoke with the media about preparing to face Chicago.
You can watch some of their general comments in the video above. In the video below, see their take on Chicago's dramatic comeback win over Atlanta last night to advance to face the Fever:
The catalyst to Chicago's comeback was forward Elena Delle Donne, who scored 17 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter (including the game-winner with 8.4 seconds remaining). In the video below, the Fever talk about the team's approach to defending a dynamic scorer like Delle Donne:
Finally, Dunn and Catchings both talked about the evolution of Fever point guard Briann January into one of the team's leaders and one of the WNBA's best perimeter defenders:
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