0 Of the 22 players from both rosters, none have played for both Indiana and Phoenix during their career.
1 Only Fever rookie guard Briann January (Arizona State University) went to college in the opposing teams state.
1 Number of times the opposing team has won a title on the road. Phoenix did it in 2007 against the Detroit Shock.
2 Number of five-game series that have gone to the deciding game (2006, 2007). The best-of-five was introduced in 2005.
3 Both Phoenix and Indiana were the number-one seeds of their respected conferences heading into the postseason. This is the third consecutive year number ones have met in the Finals.
3 Trips to the WNBA Finals, including this one, for the Mercury. So far, they're 1-1. Also of note, the Mercury were the one seed when they won their first and only title in 2007. They were the number-two seed in 1998 when they lost to Houston.
3 Total "Defensive Player of the Year" awards Fever forward Tamika Catchings has won, including this season.
4 Number of 2009 All-Stars: Indiana - Catchings and Katie Douglas; Phoenix - Cappie Pondexter and Diana Taurasi. Fever head coach Lin Dunn also led the East squad.
4 Members of Indianas roster who have spent their entire career with the Fever: Catchings, January, Ebony Hoffman and Christina Wirth.
4 Members of Phoenixs roster who have spent their entire career with the Mercury: DeWanna Bonner, Cappie Pondexter, Brooke Smith, Diana Taurasi.
4 Top 5 draft picks between both teams: Catchings (3rd overall, 2001), Taurasi (1st overall, 2004), Pondexter (2nd overall, 2006), Bonner (5th overall, 2009).
4.27 Average years of playing experience for the Mercury roster. Bonner (rookie) has the least, while Smith (11) has the most.
5 Mercury players remaining from their 2007 championship: Pondexter, Taurasi, Kelly Mazzante, Tangela Smith and Penny Taylor.
5.27 Average years of playing experience for the Fever. January and Wirth (rookies) have the least, while Tameka Dixon (12) has the most.
6 As in the 2009 Sixth Woman of the Year, Bonner.
7 Number of total trips to the Finals by Phoenix players: Mazzante (Phoenix, 2007, Won), Pondexter (Phoenix, 2007, Won), Smith (Phoenix, 2007, Won), Taurasi (Phoenix, 2007, Won), Taylor (Phoenix, 2007, Won) and Lecoe Willingham (Connecticut, 2004-05, Lost both)
8 Number of trips to the Finals by Indiana players: Dixon (Los Angeles, 2001-03, Won 2, Lost 1), Douglas (Connecticut, 2004-05, Lost both), Tully Bevilaqua (Seattle, 2004, Won) and Tammy Sutton-Brown (Charlotte Sting, 2001, Lost)
8 The West has won the Finals a record eight times, compared to just four for the East.
10 Number of years the Fever have been in existence. This is their first trip to the Finals.
11 Number of road wins Phoenix had this season, best in the WNBA.
13 Years Dixon has played in the WNBA, most among all players from both teams. During that time, shes only been a member of three teams, Los Angeles (1997-2005), Houston (2006-08) and Indiana (2009).
14 Number of home wins Indiana had this season, best in the WNBA.
20.4 Taurasis scoring average this season, best in the WNBA. The guard has finished at as the top scorer three times in her career.
23 Number of wins Phoenix had this season, best in the WNBA.
23 Roster number worn by both Douglas and Pondexter.
24 Roster number worn by both Catchings and Bonner.
50 Indiana is the only team to have four players with at least 50 steals apiece.
73.6 Points allowed per game by the Indiana Fever, third best in the league.
85.5 Phoenix's free-throw percentage, a WNBA record. That number is also better than any NBA team's percentage last season.
89.1 Points-per-game opponents averaged against Phoenix during the regular season, worst in the WNBA.
92.8 Points-per-game Phoenix averaged during the regular season, best in the WNBA.
99 Steals this season by Catchings, one shy of the record held by Teresa Weatherspoon.
106 Most points scored by either team against each other this season. The result was a 106-90 victory for the Mercury on Sept. 2.
2008 The year both Catchings, Taurasi and Pondexter were members of the USA Olympic basketball team that brought home a gold medal. Catchings and Taurasi also won gold in the 2004 Games.