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Finals feature Aussie influence

Indiana's Bevilaqua, Phoenix's Taylor both aiming for second title

Originally Published: October 7, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- As stereotypes go, this is a particularly nice one: Australian athletes are the ultimate "team players."

Of course, such a blanket statement can't be true for every Aussie … or can it? Suffice it to say, you'd be hard-pressed to find a contrary example who has played in the WNBA -- including the two who are currently competing for a league championship: Phoenix's Penny Taylor and Indiana's Tully Bevilaqua.

"I've thought a lot about it, actually," Taylor ...

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