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Photo Gallery: Seattle Storm @ Connecticut Sun - 8/8/17

Former Huskies Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart & Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis were in town. Here is our photo gallery from the Seattle Storm vs Connecticut Sun WNBA game at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on August 8, 2017. The Connecticut Storm responded with a big fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 84-71. Former UConn Huskies women’s basketball star Breanna Stewart led the...
Via The UConn Blog
2 days ago

UConn in the WNBA: Sue Bird Not Thinking About Retirement

The former 15-year WNBA veteran is taking things one day at a time. Sue Bird has been playing in the WNBA for a long time. Compared to her rookie season in 2002, the landscape of the league has changed quite a bit. “I played against Orlando and Miami and Portland and half of the young players didn’t even know those teams existed at one point,” Bird said. Now in her 15th season...
Via The UConn Blog
July 10, 2017

The 'Diana Taurasi, greatest of all-time' quiz

Diana Taurasi made significant history over the weekend, as she became the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history. It was just the latest accomplishment for the Phoenix Mercury guard in a career that is chock full of them. If she is not the best women's player of all-time, she is certainly on the short list. She is a marquee name both at home and overseas. In fact, she is so good...
June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
Via Yardbarker
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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....
Via Yardbarker
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Team USA captain Sue Bird listed at day-to-day with knee sprain

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Sue Bird and the U.S. women's basketball team received some good news Wednesday when an MRI revealed that the team captain and point guard just had a knee capsule sprain.Bird had initially feared the injury would be much worse."Obviously I felt a huge relief." Bird said in a statement provided by USA Basketball. "The hardest part is waiting and not knowing. So,...
Via Associated Press
August 17, 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...
Via The Comeback
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
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