EASTERN CONFERENCE New York Liberty (2) vs. Indiana Fever (3) – Series Tied 1-1 Game 3: Wednesday, September 1
Fever at Liberty, 7:30 p.m., NBATV and LiveAccess
Madison Square Garden
The Fever vs. Liberty series is the only conference semifinal series to go to a deciding third game. Indiana evened the best-of-three series Sunday night with a 75-67 in front of a crowd of 14,624 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Tamika Catchings had 17 points and 13 rebounds to pace the Fever, which also got 14 points from Tammy Sutton-Brown, 11 from Katie Douglas and 10 from Jessica Davenport. Cappie Pondexter led the Liberty with 28 points. Essence Carson added 17 and veteran Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
The winner of tonight’s contest will advance to meet the fourth-seeded Atlanta Dream in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Team Comparison Team Record Standings Road/Home vs. Conf. Streak L10 Indiana 21-13 3rd East Road 9-8 13-9 Lost 3 5-5 New York 22-12 2nd East Home 13-4 14-8 Won 1 9-1
(1) Washington vs. (4) Atlanta – Atlanta won, 2-0
(2) New York vs. (3) Indiana – Series tied, 1-1
(1) Seattle vs. (4) Los Angeles – Seattle won, 2-0
(2) Phoenix vs. (3) San Antonio – Phoenix won, 2-0
- WNBA.com preview
- Fever seek breakthrough victory (indystar.com)
- Liberty face do-or-die Game 3 vs. Fever (nypost.com)
- New York Liberty have to beat Indiana Fever down low if they want to advance (espn.com)