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Caitlin Clark’s WNBA Debut: How to Watch Indiana Fever vs. Connecticut Sun

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Buckle up, hoops fanatics! The Caitlin Clark carnival is about to kick into high gear in the WNBA.

After a couple of preseason warmup acts with the Indiana Fever, the squad that went all-in by snagging her with the top pick in the 2024 WNBA draft, Clark is primed to make her official regular season debut on Tuesday night against the Connecticut Sun.

Clark’s preseason exploits were a mixed bag – flashes of brilliance marred by an annoying propensity for coughing up the rock. But fan frenzy surrounding the former Iowa hotshot continues to soar to stratospheric heights.

Here’s the 411 on catching Clark’s WNBA coming-out party on Tuesday:

What’s the Damn Tipoff Time for Indiana Fever vs. Connecticut Sun?

  • Date: Tuesday, May 14
  • Start: 7:30 p.m. ET
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Clark and the Indiana Fever hit the road to tangle with the Connecticut Sun Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The clash goes down at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

How the *%#@ Do I Watch Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever vs. the Connecticut Sun?

  • TV: ESPN2
  • Stream: ESPN+, Fubo

The Indiana Fever’s bout against the Connecticut Sun is being beamed on ESPN2, ESPN+ and can be streamed on the Watch ESPN app. This puppy is also available for streaming on Fubo here (regional blackouts apply).

Once the final whistle blows, you can catch the game on demand via the WNBA’s League Pass by downloading the WNBA app.

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When’s the Fever’s Home Opener with Caitlin Clark?

Clark and the Fever christen their home digs on Thursday, May 16 against the New York Liberty.

How’d Caitlin Clark Fare in the Preseason Tuneups?

In maybe the most hyped preseason game in the WNBA’s 28-year history, Clark and the Fever squared off against the Wings in Dallas on May 3. Indiana came up short, 79-76, but Clark put on a decent show in her first taste of WNBA action.

She was in the starting lineup and logged 28 minutes, knocking down 6 of 15 field goals – including a 5-of-13 clip from downtown – to tally 21 points. She chipped in three boards, two dimes and a couple of steals, but coughed it up five times. Curiously, she drained all but one of her five freebies.

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Displaying the same elusiveness that tormented defenders during her days at Iowa, Clark sliced and diced on the perimeter with her handles and let it fly from way downtown.

In the Fever’s next preseason tilt, they edged the Atlanta Dream, 83-80. Clark saw 32 minutes of burn and went 4-of-12 from the field, with a 2-of-9 clip from three-point land, to finish with 12 points. Echoing her first outing, Clark was a turnover machine with six giveaways, but she grabbed eight boards and dished out six dimes.

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Mezhar Alee
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