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Diana Taurasi setting the WNBA all-time scoring record is another leap for the league

She scored her first points for the Phoenix Mercury on May 20, 2004, by cutting around defenders in the perimeter for an open three-pointer. Adrian Williams-Strong was sitting in the post against Sacramento Monarchs center Yolanda Griffith when she saw the dynamic rookie guard out of UConn in her purview. A quick flick of the wrist was the start of a career that would shatter records...
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Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi open to Team USA Olympic return

After winning the gold medal at the Rio Olympics last summer, the Olympic future of USA Basketball stars Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi was left up in the air. But over the weekend, the duo, which has won four consecutive Olympic gold medals, said they are open to still playing for USA Basketball at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and beyond. “If we’re both playing at a high level and feeling...
Via Excelle Sports
7 days ago

Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi open door to still playing for USA

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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Storm lose 83-80 vs Fever, but Sue Bird moves to #9 on the all-time WNBA scoring list

Storm lose 83-80 vs Fever, but Sue Bird moves to #9 on the all-time WNBA scoring list Friday night, the Seattle Storm would drop a game to the Indiana Fever; however, the story of the night was Sue Bird passing DeLisha Milton-Jones on the all-time WNBA scoring leader list. With a season high 11 points on Friday, Bird would accomplish the feat on her march to hall of fame status...
Via Seattle Side Up!
10 days ago

QUIZ: Name every first overall WNBA draft pick

Since its inception in 1997, the WNBA has seen 22 draft picks go first overall, counting the inaugural season's Elite draft, which selected already graduated players who had already been playing professionally on other American teams or overseas. How many of these 22 players can you name?Clue: Year-TeamNote: An asterisk indicates the 1997 Elite Draft.
May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA's new playoff format ratchets up the pressure

The 20th season of the WNBA follows up with a new playoff format that may remind you somewhat of the wild card games in Major League Baseball and the NFL — but with a couple of twists. For the majority of the league’s history, the playoffs featured eight teams in three rounds of best-of-three series, with the WNBA Finals themselves growing into a best-of-five series in 2005....
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September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for multiple teams and players that protested recent gun violence by wearing black warmup shirts before their games. The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were each fined $5,000, and players on those teams were fined $500 a piece for wearing black T-shirts calling attention to shootings by and against police officers in place of...
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July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Sue Bird signs multiyear deal with Seattle Storm

Sue Bird has signed a multi-year deal with the Seattle Storm The team announced the contract Tuesday. The 35-year-old Bird was the top free agent in the WNBA this season, although she was always expected to stick with the team she has spent her entire career with since being drafted No. 1 in 2002. Bird averaged 10.3 points and 5.4 assists last season in 27 games. She helped Seattle...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

AP sources: Sue Bird signs multiyear deal with Seattle Storm

Sue Bird is staying in Seattle. According to two people with knowledge of the situation, the Storm re-signed their star guard to a multiyear contract. The people spoke to The Associated Press early Tuesday on condition of anonymity because no announcement has been made. The 35-year-old Bird was the top free agent in the WNBA this season, although she was always expected to stick...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bird scores 22 as Storm beat Shock 74-68

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 22 points and Camille Little added 16 to help the Seattle Storm rally from a 13-point second-half deficit and beat the Tulsa Shock 74-68 on Sunday night. Bird, who scored 10 in the fourth quarter, hit four 3s as Seattle (12-20) climbed into a tie with Tulsa (12-20) for fifth, two games behind San Antonio for the fourth and final playoff spot with games...
Via Associated Press
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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