With 3.2 seconds left, 15,213 red-clad fans stood in unison, danced in the aisles and produced ear-splitting cheers.
On the Indiana Fever bench, players gleefully hugged, high-fived and waved to the crowd.
Let the celebration begin.
The Fever reigns as 2012 WNBA champions.
In a Finals series that stirred emotions all around central Indiana, the Fever put a hammerlock on the league title Sunday night with an 87-78 victory over the Minnesota Lynx at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana eliminated the 2011 champs by winning three of the first four games in the best-of-five WNBA Finals.
Tamika Catchings, who was league MVP in 2011, won the Finals MVP award Sunday night. She stuffed the box score as usual, collecting 25 points, eight assists and four rebounds. Mostly, she was just delighted about adding the one honor that had eluded her highly decorated career -- a WNBA team title.
This is the game recap with the trophy presentation,MVP presentation and 1 on 1 interview with Fever all star and champion ,Tamika Catchings.
The above press conference was taken from the WNBA.com