Social media recap/by the numbers: Fever force game 3 in conference semifinals, hang on to defeat Chicago 89-82
The Indiana Fever extended their playoff run with a hard-fought 89-82 victory over the Chicago Sky Saturday in game two of the Eastern conference semifinal series between the two teams. The win marked the first postseason victory for first-year head coach Stephanie White. Five Fever players finished in double figures led by veteran forward Tamika Catchings’ 22 points, nine rebounds and five steals.
The Fever led 44-42 at the break and had to fight tooth in the second half to pull out the victory. There were two ties and nine lead changes in the last two quarters. The teams are tied 1-1 in the series that resumes Monday in Chicago at Allstate Arena, 8 p.m. ET on NBA TV.
By the Numbers
Points in the Paint: Sky 24, Fever 46
Second Chance Points: Sky 13, Fever 17
Fastbreak Points: Sky 6, Fever 13
Biggest Lead: Sky 6, Fever 7
Lead Changes: 11
Times Tied: 9
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