2017 Indiana Fever season

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2017 Indiana Fever season
CoachPokey Chatman
ArenaBankers Life Fieldhouse
Attendance7,538 per game
Results
Record9–25 (.265)
Place6th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Team Leaders
PointsCandice Dupree 15 ppg
ReboundsCandice Dupree 5.8 rpg
AssistsErica Wheeler 4.1 apg
Media
TelevisionFSMW, ESPN2, NBATV

The 2017 WNBA season is the 18th season for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association. The Fever began play on May 14, 2017.[1] The Fever started the season strong posting a 7–7 record in May and June. However the second half of the season was not as positive. The team finished 2–18 in the months of July August and September. This brought their final record to 9–25, which was 6th place in the Eastern Conference, and next to last in the league.

Transactions[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

The Fever made two selections in the 2017 WNBA Entry Draft. The draft was held on April 13:

Round Pick Player Nationality WNBA Team School/Team/Country
2 17 Erica McCall  United States Indiana Fever Stanford
3 32 Adrienne Motley  United States Indiana Fever Miami (FL)

Trades[edit]

Date Trade
February 21, 2017 Candice Dupree is acquired from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Camille Little and the draft rights to Jillian Alleyne from Connecticut[2][3]
February 21, 2017 Phoenix also traded its 2017 1st round draft pick (17th overall) to Indiana
May 9, 2017 To Indiana Fever To San Antonio Stars
Jazmon Gwathmey 2018 3rd Round Pick

Personnel changes[edit]

Roster[edit]

Indiana Fever roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From Yrs
C 11 Canada Achonwa, Natalie 6' 4" (1.93m) 183 lb (83kg) 11-22-1992 Notre Dame 3
G/F 25 United States Coleman, Marissa 6' 1" (1.85m) 160 lb (73kg) 01-04-1987 Maryland 9
G 20 United States January, Briann 5' 8" (1.73m) 144 lb (65kg) 01-11-1987 Arizona State 9
G 42 United States Johnson, Shenise 5' 11" (1.8m) 172 lb (78kg) 12-09-1990 Miami (FL) 6
F 2 United States Larkins, Erlana 6' 1" (1.85m) 205 lb (93kg) 04-02-1986 North Carolina 9
F 4 United States Dupree, Candice 6' 2" (1.88m) 178 lb (81kg) 02-25-1984 Temple 12
C 5 United States Hamson, Jennifer 6' 7" (2.01m) 210 lb (95kg) 01-23-1992 Brigham Young 1
G 3 United States Mitchell, Tiffany 5' 9" (1.75m) 152 lb (69kg) 09-23-1984 South Carolina 2
F 14 United States Peters, Devereaux 6' 2" (1.88m) 174 lb (79kg) 10-08-1989 Notre Dame 6
G 17 United States Wheeler, Erica 5' 7" (1.7m) 143 lb (65kg) 05-02-1991 Rutgers 3
G 1 Puerto Rico Gwathmey, Jazmon 6' 2" (1.88m) 143 lb (65kg) 01-24-1993 James Madison 2
G 32 United States Pohlen, Jeanette 6' 0" (1.83m) 171 lb (78kg) 05-02-1989 Stanford 6



East: ATLCHICONINDNYWAS | West: DALLVLAMINPHOSEA
Head coach
United States Pokey Chatman (LSU)
Assistant coaches
United States Steven Key (Boston University)
United States Jessica Miller (Illinois-Chicago)
Athletic trainer
United States Todd Champlin (Daemen)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States David Williams (Central Florida)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

WNBA roster page

Schedule[edit]

Game log[edit]

2017 game log
Total: 9–25 (Home: 6–11 Road: 3–14)
2017 season schedule

Standings[edit]

# Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
1 New York Liberty - (3) 22 12 .647 - 13–4 9–8 10–6
2 Connecticut Sun - (4) 21 13 .636 1 12–5 9–6 10–6
3 Washington Mystics - (6) 18 16 .529 4 11–6 7–10 12-4
4 Chicago Sky - e 12 22 .353 10 4–13 8–9 6–10
5 Atlanta Dream - e 12 22 .353 10 9–8 3–14 5–11
6 Indiana Fever - e 9 25 .265 13 6–11 3–14 4–12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Fever WNBA Basketball - Fever News, Scores, Videos". Fever.wnba.com. Retrieved March 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "Indiana Fever Acquire All-Star Candice Dupree". WNBA. February 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Transactions".

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