Wings-Fever preview

Dallas will play its final regular season game on Sunday when it hosts Indiana, which will use the game against the Wings as a tune-up for the postseason.

But something bigger than a game will be taking place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis as future Hall-of-Famer Tamika Catchings of the Fever will be playing her final regular season game.

A native of Duncanville, Texas, Catchings goes up against the Dallas, which is a 20-minute car ride up I-35.

Catchings' accomplishments are numerous — she has earned five Defensive Player of the Year awards, was the 2011 MVP, a 2012 champion and the Most Valuable Player of the Finals. But her most important accomplishment has been the impact she has left on the game, on and off the court.

In 2015, she was the first winner of the ESPN Sports Humanitarian of the Year award.

While emotions are certain to be high, there's still a game to be played. The Fever (16-17) have split their past five games and hope to build some consistency heading into the postseason.

The Wings (11-22) had a two-game winning streak snapped in a blowout loss to Connecticut on Friday.

Theresa Plaisance made her second start and led Dallas with 22 points. Karima Christmas and Skylar Diggins each added 12 points for the Wings.

The Fever were still fighting for the fourth seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs when they lost to the Minnesota Lynx on Friday.

Catchings passed Lisa Leslie to become the all-time leader in rebounds with 3,308 in the loss.

Marissa Coleman had 19 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead the Fever, who can finish no worse than the sixth seed.

Catchings has started every game for the Fever this season and is averaging 12.6 points and 4.7 rebounds to lead the team. Catchings has a solid supporting cast led by Shenise Johnson and Briann January average 9.8 points per game, each.

Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.2 points and 3.8 assists for the Wings. Christmas adds in 12.5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.