Preview: This is a rematch of last season’s league finals, won by the Lynx three games to two. The Lynx (4-0) return home after a 3-0 road trip to Chicago, Seattle and Phoenix. The Lynx have the league’s best-shooting team and it’s leading scorer in Maya Moore (25 per game). The Fever has had a week off since starting the season with its first three games at home. After losing its opener, Indiana has won two straight, including handing Atlanta its first loss of the season.
Players to watch: Moore has been extremely efficient. Her scoring and assists (5.3) are career highs and she’s shooting 55.6 percent overall, 47.1 on three-pointers and 88.0 on free throws. C Sylvia Fowles is averaging 18.5 points and 10.8 rebounds per game. G Seimone Augustus is scoring 12 per game and G Lindsay Whalen 9.8. The Fever relies on balance, with six players averaging between 10 and 13.3 points per game; the Fever had seven players in double figures in each of its past two games, this after not having more than six in a game in the franchise’s first 16 seasons. G Tiffany Mitchell (13.3) leads the team in scoring. F Tamika Catchings, in her 16th and final season, needs 20 points to become the second player in league history to score 7,000. Former Houston star Tina Thompson scored 7,488.
Injuries: The Lynx report no injuries. Fever F Devereaux Peters (knee) is probable. F Erlana Larkins (knee) is questionable. Briann January (knee) is out.