The struggle was real for these WNBA players trying to get home after a game

Natalie Achonwa of the Indiana Fever

(CNN)WNBA players on the Indiana Fever planned to leave Seattle a few hours after their game ended.

But their flight scheduled for 10:30 p.m. was delayed an hour.
Then there were mechanical issues.
At almost 1 in the morning, the team finally boarded a new plane to Atlanta, where they would catch a flight to Indiana.