Fans, here is the best way to keep track of your favorite Indiana Fever players during the WNBA offseason! Check out each player below and follow their progress, whether playing overseas or residing in the United States.
After helping guide the Canberra Capitals to the 2005-06 and 2006-07 Australian League (WNBL) titles, Tully Bevilaqua returns to the Caps for what she has said will be her final season. She is coached by former Phoenix Mercury coach Carrie Graf.
Update (Oct. 31): Bevilaqua and the Caps are 2-2 to begin the '07-08 season.
Australian League (WNBL)
Tamika Catchings remains in Indiana and the U.S. this winter, undergoing rehab on her injuries from last summer and taking time to tend to her Catch The Stars Foundation. She and Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy were honored in October as winners of the Major Taylor Award during the Circle City Classic, for outstanding community contributions by local African-American athletes, coaches or administrators. She makes appearances, and continues to conduct her camps and clinics locally and nationwide. The president of the WNBA Players Association, Catchings is active in helping to re-negotiate the league's Collective Bargaining Agreement. She is hopeful of a full return to the Fever by the start of training camp in late April, and also a return to the U.S. National Team in time for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.
Tamika Catchings website
Catchings Blog on WNBA.com
Catchings & Dungy Honored with Major Taylor Award
Anna DeForge returned to her Wisla Can-Pack squad for a third straight season. The 2006 Polish League MVP, DeForge has led Wisla to a pair of Polish League titles. On this year's Wisla roster, she is joined by Chicago Sky forward Candice Dupree and Los Angeles Sparks guard Marta Fernandez.
Polish League (PKK)
Wisla Can-Pack and EuroLeague
Anna DeForge website
After playing overseas in Italy and Lithuania the past two winters, Ebony Hoffman decided to begin the 2007-08 offseason by getting married! She tied the knot with longtime fiance Ronald Cass, on Oct. 20. She resides in Indianapolis and is not planning to play overseas until January.
A veteran both of the WNBA and leagues overseas, Sheri Sam remains stateside and undecided on where she will play overseas this winter. She resides in San Jose, Calif., and will likely wait until January to make her return to the hardwood.
K.B. Sharp has returned to the French League (LFB) for a second straight season. She is the starting point guard for Pays d'Aix, which also competes in EuroCup competition. Sharp was named the LFB's top point guard in 2007. Aix en Provence is located in the south of France, between Marseilles and Nice.
Update (Oct. 31): Sharp and Pays d'Aix opened the 2007-08 season with a 74-72 overtime defeat against Mourenx, in the first game of the French League's season-opening weekend. Sharp played all 45 minutes of the contest, contrbuting 15 points and four assists.
French League (LFB)
Pays d'Aix and EuroCup
K.B. Sharp website
Having completed her first season in a Fever uniform, Ann Strother has assumed duties as the director of operations with the University of Colorado women's basketball program. Strother initially had gone to Spain to play overseas, but was offered the new position near her hometown. She hopes to pursue a coaching career when she is finished playing.
CU Buffs women's basketball
Tammy Sutton-Brown is in Istanbul, Turkey for a second straight season, playing again with Fenerbahce and Phoenix Mercury star Cappie Pondexter. Fenerbahce won the Turkish League championship in 2006-07.
Fenerbahce Sports Klub
Turkish League (TBBL)
Fenerbahce and EuroLeague
Kasha Terry is in her second season overseas, returning to Israel where she plays with Maccabi Ramat Hen.
Update (Nov. 1): Through the first four games of the Israeli season, Terry averaged 13.5 points and 5.8 rebounds. Maccabi Ramat Hen was 2-2.
Maccabi Ramat Hen
After playing overseas in Turkey and Poland the past two winters, Tan White is yet undecided on her winter destination this season. Instead, she is living between Terre Haute and her home in Tupelo, Miss., likely to venture overseas in January.
An overseas veteran, Tamika Whitmore takes her game to the Czech Republic this winter, playing in Brno with defending Czech champion Gambrinus Sika. Gambrinus competes in the EuroLeague also, and a teammate is Hamchetou Maiga-Ba of the Houston Comets.
Update (Nov. 1): Whitmore had seven points and seven rebounds in Gambrinus' 112-54 season-opening win over Sokol Hradec Králové.
Gambrinus Sika Brno
Czech League (ZBL)
Gambrinus SIKA and EuroLeague