After three runner-up finishes as most valuable player, Indiana Fever superstar forward Tamika Catchings finally nail down the MVP honor in the current WNBAseason. Catchings got the MVP award this year after he lead the Fever to the playoffs and the best record record in the WNBA Eastern Conference. The current WNBAseason had been a great year for Catchings as she averaged an impressive 15.5 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.0 steals.
Fever fans and the management were very happy with the WNBA award of Catchings saying she long deserved to have the award. According to reports, Catchings had been an MVP runner0up in 2003, 2009 and 2010. Although she is very happy with the MVP award, the ultimate quest of Catchings is to carry her te am to the WNBAchampionship this year. To get the MVP award, Catchings had 21 of 40 first-place votes for 292 points, followed by Connecticut’s Tina Charles (209) and Chicago’s SylviaFowles (148). Seattle’s Sue Bird (106) and Minnesota’s Lindsay Whalen (104) followed in the voting.
The superstar forward is a four-time defensive player of the year who has led the Fever to the playoffs seven straight years, the Eastern Conference Finals four times and theWNBA finals in 2009. Earlier this year, she was voted one of the WNBA’s 15 greatest players of all time.