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Seattle's Sue Bird optimistic after knee surgery

Sue Bird isn't gearing up for the start of the WNBA season for the first time in her 11-year career. The Seattle Storm star point guard is recovering from recent left knee surgery, which will sideline her for the entire summer season that began this weekend and runs through August. Bird had surgery on a cyst in her knee on May 9. She's optimistic her knee will heal in time...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sue Bird upbeat despite needing another surgery

Sue Bird is no stranger to surgeries. She'll have her fourth in six years in early May to remove a cyst from her right knee. It will sideline the perennial All-Star for six months and she'll miss the WNBA season. ''I was lucky in that I learned to take care of my body at an early age, but, unfortunately some things you have no control over,'' Bird wrote...
Via Fox Sports
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle's Sue Bird to miss 2013 season

The Seattle Storm will be down another All-Star after the team announced Tuesday that Sue Bird will miss the 2013 season because she needs knee surgery. Bird will undergo surgery to remove a cyst from her right knee later this spring. No specific date has been announced for the surgery and the expected recovery time is six months. Seattle will already be without former MVP Lauren...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

US women rout Croatia as Bird returns

Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points and Candace Parker added 14 to lead a balanced U.S. offense in the Americans' 109-55 win over Croatia in an exhibition game Saturday. The contest marked the return of Sue Bird to the team. She left the women's basketball squad Sunday after the death of her stepfather Dennis and missed the team's exhibition wins over Brazil and Britain....
Via AP on Fox
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Mercury can't stop Sue Bird in loss to Storm

SEATTLE (AP) -- The Phoenix Mercury had trouble containing Sue Bird on Sunday. Bird scored 26 first-half points on her way to 31 for the game during Seattle's 83-68 win over the Mercury. Bird missed one field goal attempt -- a 3-pointer at the end of the second quarter -- on her bobblehead night. She finished 10 for 11 from the field, 6 for 7 from the free throw line. The...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Sue Bird and Tanisha Wright back in Seattle for 2012

Well Storm Crazies its official. WNBA Seattle Storm guards Sue Bird and Tanisha Wright re-signed Thursday. Both players are on record as saying they want to finish their WNBA careers with Seattle. Bird and Wright each signed multiyear contracts believed to be worth $105,500 for this summer. Since Bird's arrival as the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2002, the Storm has...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle re-signs Sue Bird and Tanisha Wright

Sue Bird is returning to the Seattle Storm for an 11th season and likely beyond after agreeing to a multi-year deal with the only WNBA franchise she's ever played for. The re-signing of Bird and backcourt mate Tanisha Wright was announced by the club on Thursday. The two make up the longest-tenured starting backcourt in the WNBA, having started 117 games together since Wright...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Sue Bird Talks With CPTV's Eric Frede & Meghan Culmo

With yet another exciting UConn Huskies women's basketball game going on (sense the sarcasm people), CPTV decided to entertain the viewers by interviewing former Huskies All-American and hottie Sue Bird. Bird talked with CPTV announcers Eric Frede and Meghan Culmo about her recent surgery, what it was like to play for Geno Auriemma and what it'll be like to play for him...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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