Tamika Catchings wins elusive title

Three-time Olympic gold medalist and former NCAA champ finally nabs WNBA crown

Originally Published: October 21, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

INDIANAPOLIS -- Just how much does Tamika Catchings appreciate finally winning her first WNBA title at age 33? To understand, you must go back to the little girl shooting baskets alone on the playground, the place she felt she had the most refuge from bullying.

You must go back to the college senior missing her last NCAA tournament at Tennessee because of a knee injury.

You must go back to the player screaming out in pain when her Achilles' tendon ruptured as the Indiana ...

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