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Catchings gives kids hope, place to fit in

Updated: June 30, 2014, 10:54 AM ET
By Michelle Smith | espnW.com

Tamika Catchings wasn't used to sitting still.

But an ACL injury that cut her All-American college career short also sidelined her for her first WNBA season, just after being drafted No. 3 overall by Indiana in 2001.

So Catchings went to the Fever's community relations department and begged them for something to do.

"I didn't want to be sitting around doing nothing," Catchings says. "I told them, 'Whatever you have, put me in there.'"

During ...

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