2009 WNBA Finals News & Features Archive

5 Things to Watch in Game 5
Here's what you should be looking out for in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals.

With Their Backs Against The Wall, Mercury Band Together
The Mercury send the Finals to a deciding Game 5 with a convincing win.

Fever Unable To Shoot Themselves To Title
Rebecca Lobo and Carolyn Peck give their thoughts on the Finals thus far.

Curse of the MVP?
Winning MVP doesn't assure you of a Title.

The Expert Weigh In
Rebecca Lobo and Carolyn Peck give their thoughts on the Finals thus far.

Hoffman’s Resurgence Comes at an Opportune Time
Ebony Hoffman has been anything but quiet in the 2009 WNBA Finals.

WNBA Finals Continue to Deliver Double-Digit Increases on ESPN2
The 2009 WNBA Finals has delivered record ratings for ESPN2.

Identity Crisis Puts Mercury on the Brink
The Mercury aren't used to the treatment they've been getting in the Finals.

January Jump Starts The Fever
The Fever rookie has been hot this Finals and helped lead them to a victory in Game 3.

Catchings Amazing Performance Flirts With History
Tamika Catchings' near triple-double helped Indiana steal home-court advantage with a 93-84 win.
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Delayed Duo Does In Phoenix
Unlike Game 1, the Mercury were unable to recover from another slow start by Diana Taurasi and Cappie Pondexter in Game 2.

NBA TV: WNBA Finals Postgame Show
See the schedule of airings of the WNBA Finals Postgame Show on NBA TV.

Fever Won't Slow Down in Game 2
Despite losing Game 1, the Fever see no need to slow the pace.

Mercury See Room For Improvement
The Mercury scored 120 points, but the best may be yet to come.

Meadors Named WNBA Coach of the Year
The Atlanta Dream head coach picks up this year's top coaching honor.

McCoughtry Named adidas Rookie of the Year
The Atlanta Dream's top pick in this year's draft picks up the honor.
Parker's Jersey Number One
The former MVP has the league's top selling uniform.

Game 1 An Instant Classic
The WNBA Finals got off to a record-breaking start.

Mercury Win Game 1
Phoenix wins 120-116 over the Fever.
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Fever Miss Golden Chance
The Indiana Fever led much of Game 1, only to lose in overtime to the Mercury.

HP Photo of the Year
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WNBA Player Blogs
Read what players from each WNBA playoff team have to say throughout the postseason.
Mercury 2009: In Pictures
Take a look back at the road to the Finals for the Phoenix Mercury.

Fever 2009: In Pictures
Take a look back at the road to the Finals for the Indiana Fever.

Taurasi Named MVP
Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi picked up the 2009 WNBA MVP award.
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Fever vs. Mercury Preview
An in-depth preview looking at the 2009 WNBA Finals between the Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury.
Fever Practice Quotes
Here's what the Indiana Fever had to say heading into the 2009 Finals.

Mercury Practice Quotes
Here's what the Phoenix Mercury had to say heading into the 2009 Finals.

Expect Great
View highlights and select your Top 5 playoff stars, then share your choices.

2009 WNBA Award Winners
See who won what awards to cap off another great season in the WNBA.

Catchings Named Defensive POY
Tamika Catchings was named the Defensive Player of the Year presented by Kia Motors.
2009 adidas All-Rookie Team Named
Angel McCoughtry and DeWanna Bonner lead the adidas All-Rookie Team.
Jackson To Re-Sign With Storm
Lauren Jackson intends to sign two-year deal to remain in Seattle.

Leslie's Career Comes To An End
LA celebrated Lisa Leslie's career Friday in her final regular season home game.