It’s a changing of the guards, forwards, centers, coaches, Kiss Cams, corporate suites, home-court advantages, technical fouls, and practically every aspect of traditional basketball Hoosiers know and love.
Tamika Catchings’s jersey retirement ceremony is a testament to more than just her success on the court. With chapters yet to be written, Catchings’s legacy is about following in coaching legend Pat Summitt’s footsteps.
This month, the Tamika Catchings fan club will expand its international membership when Olympic sportscasters train their cameras on the WNBA legend, who will retire this fall. Back home, though, the baller hasn’t always gotten the attention she deserves. What makes her one of the greatest athletes the state has ever seen? Here’s a scouting report for appreciating the Indiana Fever star as she squares up for her last shot.