For Lauren Jackson, legacy of greatness is ‘a blur’

Lauren Jackson, whose number 15 will rise to the rafters at Friday night’s game for the Seattle Storm, doesn’t really allow herself to think of her career in terms of the greatest to ever play in the WNBA. “I don’t really look at myself alongside some of the other great players that have played in this league,” Jackson said of where she rates herself, during a conference...
Via Excelle Sports
July 15, 2016

BREAKING: Seattle Storm to retire Lauren Jackson’s number

The Seattle Storm’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder Lauren Jackson will have her jersey retired in KeyArena on July 15. Jackson, who will return to her home court in Seattle for the first time since 2012 for the ceremony, will become the first player in Storm history to have her jersey retired. “As hard as the finality of this is, I am extremely excited to celebrate Lauren’s...
Via Excelle Sports
June 23, 2016

Former Seattle star Lauren Jackson announces retirement

Injuries finally succeeded in doing what many of Lauren Jackson's opponents couldn't do: prevent her from exceling on the basketball court. The 34-year-old Australian retired Thursday, ending an illustrious career that saw her star for the WNBA's Seattle Storm and lead Australia to four Olympic medals. A fifth Olympics could have been the Rio Games in August, but that possibility...
Via Associated Press
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson named to Australian squad to prepare for Rio

MELBOURNE, Australia —€” Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson has been named in a 27-player squad for what could be her fifth Olympics for Australia at Rio de Janeiro in August. Basketball Australia said Thursday the squad would later be cut to 20 players which will participate in four selection camps from March to July. The 34-year-old former Seattle Storm forward has been struggling...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury In a statement Tuesday, Basketball Australia said Jackson needs another eight to 12 weeks of rehabilitation on her knee following surgery in May. Jackson has also elected to undergo...
Via Associated Press
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle's Jackson undergoes surgery

Lauren Jackson has undergone surgery in Australia on her knee and Achilles tendon putting her status for the upcoming WNBA season with the Seattle Storm in question. The Storm announced Jackson's surgery on Monday evening. The team said they were informed of Jackson's surgery earlier in the day. The surgery was to repair a torn meniscus in her right knee and a chronic problem in...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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