Rivals and BFFs: Inside the ‘Special, Unique’ Sue Bird-Diana Taurasi Friendship

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He is one of the great friendships in sports. But the longest rivalry between best friends in WNBA history is coming to an end. Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm, in her 19th and final WNBA season, and Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury, in her 18th season, meet Friday (10 p.m. ET, NBA TV) … Read more

Bird is the winningest player in WNBA history.

Bird is the winningest player in WNBA history

With the Seattle Storm pulling away on Wednesday night to defeat the WNBA-leading Las Vegas Aces 88-78, Seattle’s point guard, Sue Birdposted her 324th career win and became the winningest player in league history, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. Bird, who announced earlier this month that this will be his last season in … Read more

Transcendent trio: How Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles and Sue Bird have rewritten the WNBA record books

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They are three of the best players in the history of women’s basketball. Each of them has won multiple WNBA championships and Olympic gold medals, helped grow the league and broke WNBA records. And one of them turns 40 on Saturday. Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles Y Sue Bird have redefined several statistical categories in the … Read more

Bird accepts salary cut for possible final season

Bird accepts salary cut for possible final season

In what could be his final season in the WNBA, the legendary Seattle Storm point guard, Sue Bird, will play for the league’s veterans’ minimum salary of $72,141, she confirmed at a news conference to announce the deal and her return for a 19th. year with the Storm. “For me, winning championships and being a … Read more

Ogunbowale Receives Extension; Dolson home in NY

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Arike Ogunbowale has agreed to a multiyear extension with the Dallas Wings, Stefanie Dolson is coming home to play for the New York Liberty and the Los Angeles Sparks traded Gabby Williams to Seattle for Katie Lou Samuelson and the Storm’s ninth pick in the draft in a flurry of transactions and moves in the … Read more

Storm announces new deals for Loyd, Russell

Storm announces new deals for Loyd Russell

The four-time WNBA champion Seattle Storm announced deals Tuesday with shooting guard Jewell Loyd and center Mercedes Russell in a busy first day of free-agent signings in the WNBA. Loyd, the Storm’s first draft pick in 2015, and Russell were both part of the 2018 and 2020 championship teams. Loyd received the nuclear player designation … Read more

Storm announce new deals for Loyd, Russell

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The four-time WNBA champion Seattle Storm announced deals Tuesday with shooting guard Jewell Loyd and center Mercedes Russell in a busy first day of free-agent signings in the WNBA. Loyd, the Storm’s first draft pick in 2015, and Russell were both part of the 2018 and 2020 championship teams. Loyd received the nuclear player designation … Read more

Source: Stewart, Storm agree to 1-year deal

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Free agent forward Breanna Stewart is headed back to the Seattle Storm for a one-year supermax deal, a source told ESPN on Monday, confirming an earlier report. The WNBA free agency signing window officially begins Tuesday, and the supermax salary for 2022 is $228,094. Stewart, who was the WNBA regular season MVP in 2018 and … Read more

New women’s basketball league kicks off

New womens basketball league kicks off

On Wednesday, January 26, the fourth women’s league of Athletes Unlimited (AU) Basketball kicks off in Las Vegas. Each is led by world-class professional athletes. Athletes Unlimited’s motto is: “A shorter season. Much at stake. More chances”. Under the Athletes Unlimited scheme, all matches are played in the same city and in a compact season. … Read more