Stories tagged: sue bird
Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
Sue Bird is returning to the Seattle Storm for a 19th season after re-signing with the team.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Officially, Seattle’s season ended Sunday when the No. 6 seed Storm lost 92-69 at No. 3 Los Angeles in the quarterfinals.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
Sue Bird says the reaction has been mostly positive to her article on The Players’ Tribune website regarding girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and the United States’ performance at the Women’s World …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
A video was published last week of Megan Rapinoe stating she would not attend a trip to the White House if the U.S. team was invited at the conclusion of …
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird has undergone arthroscopic surgery on her left knee, though there remains no word on whether she can return this season.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019
Sue Bird’s first words at the news conference Tuesday to discuss her knee surgery said it all.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
A terrible start to the WNBA season just got exponentially worse for the Storm, who will lose star point guard Sue Bird for significant time due to a knee injury.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
Sue Bird, the 38-year-old point guard for the Seattle Storm, has essentially become the WNBA’s Tim Duncan. She’s a perennial All-Star with multiple titles who doesn’t decline with age.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets’ front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career. Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly says Bird’s new title …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi shared a hug as the final seconds ran down on a third straight World Cup championship. The longtime USA Basketball teammates had accomplished another piece …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018
Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the U.S. win a third straight FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. Bird is on the American squad …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Larry Stone: Breanna Stewart is the MVP, but Sue Bird remains heart and soul of the Storm’s latest title-winning team
The cast of characters has changed since the Storm last held up the WNBA championship trophy, and there were many heroes in this 2018 title chase. But above all, Sue …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
Sue Bird leaned over toward Breanna Stewart and made sure the current MVP of the WNBA was paying attention to what the oldest player in the league was saying.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Brittney Griner scored with 14.1 seconds to play then prevented Breanna Stewart from getting a shot off before the buzzer as the Phoenix Mercury rallied from a 17-point deficit to …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
Sue Bird is the only woman to play in 500 WNBA games. From Game No. 100 to last Sunday’s defeat to the Atlanta Dream that was Game No. 500, we …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
Many of the WNBA’s top players, including several in this weekend’s All-Star game, have come out over the past few years. Their decisions have not generated the headlines they once …
UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018
Seattle’s Sue Bird, already the all-time WNBA assists leader, played her 500th career game, passing DeLisha Milton-Jones (499) for the WNBA record for games played.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018
Elena Delle Donne, Candace Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game; Storm’s Sue Bird to make record 11th appearance
Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams in two weeks. Maya Moore was the top vote getter, but declined being captain giving Parker the chance …
Sun., July 8, 2018
Sue Bird scored 21 while setting the franchise scoring mark to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 97-91 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018
Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd scored 21 points apiece, powering the Seattle Storm past the New York Liberty 77-62 on Tuesday night.
Tue., June 5, 2018
Right before her senior season at UCLA, Jordin Canada was looking for some advice on how to be a better point guard. Who better to turn than Sue Bird? The …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
USA Basketball will have many former Olympians at its women’s national team training camp at the end of the month, including four-time Olympic gold medal winners Sue Bird and Diana …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Sue Bird broke the WNBA’s all-time assists record, passing Ticha Penicheiro with her 2,600th career assist. Bird moved ahead of Penicheiro in the first quarter on a pass to Carolyn …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Sue Bird has made a career out of helping others score on the basketball court with her pinpoint passes. Now she’s on the verge of breaking the WNBA’s career record …
Sat., July 22, 2017
Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received attention and recognition she deserved.
Thu., July 20, 2017
Seattle Storm star Sue Bird announced that she is gay and is dating Seattle Reign and USWNT star soccer player Megan Rapinoe in an article from Mechelle Voepel of ESPNW.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
Sue Bird hit a season-high five 3-pointers and scored 15 points to lead the Seattle Storm to a surprising 79-72 victory over the WNBA-leading Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night.
Sat., July 16, 2016
Lauren Jackson would have loved nothing more than a chance to don her Seattle Storm uniform and play one more time in front of the team’s vocal fans.
Thu., June 30, 2016
Aerial Powers scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 54 seconds left, to help the Dallas Wings beat the Seattle Storm 83-78 on Thursday night.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
Sue Bird never had any doubt she’d finish her career in Seattle. She just isn’t letting on when that will be.