Stories tagged: Sue Bird
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
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, 8:31 p.m.
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, 10:24 a.m.
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, 4:23 p.m.
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, 7:34 p.m.
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, 4:42 p.m.
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, 8:54 p.m.
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, 9:41 p.m.
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, 5:53 p.m.
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, 5:19 p.m.
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, 7:38 p.m.
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, 8:27 p.m.
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, 8:08 a.m.
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, 7:15 p.m.
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, 4:49 p.m.
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, 6:08 p.m.
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, 9:29 p.m.
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, 7:16 p.m.
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, 9:26 p.m.
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, 6:24 p.m.
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, 10:07 p.m.
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, 8:08 p.m.
Sue Bird never had any doubt she’d finish her career in Seattle. She just isn’t letting on when that will be.
Sun., July 19, 2015
SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm bolted to an early lead and didn’t stop until the final horn sounded, beating the Atlanta Dream 86-73 Saturday at KeyArena. Storm point guard Sue …
Wed., Sept. 24, 2014
Sue Bird is in a class by herself. She became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster on Tuesday. Bird won …
Mon., Aug. 11, 2014
SEATTLE – Sue Bird and the rest of the Seattle Storm found a bit more energy in the second half to rally from a 13-point halftime deficit. Bird scored 22 …
Sat., May 17, 2014
SEATTLE – For a time, Candace Parker didn’t know if the Los Angeles Sparks would even be around for the 2014 WNBA season. They still are, and so is she.
Thu., May 15, 2014, 8:12 p.m.
After both spent a season away due to injuries, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson were supposed to reunite in Seattle and begin the next chapter of their careers playing for …
Sun., March 17, 2013
Sue Bird is no stranger to surgeries. She’ll have her fourth one in six years in early May to remove a cyst from her left knee. It will sideline the …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
SEATTLE – With Storm point guard Sue Bird at home recovering from stomach flu, her teammates put on a show at KeyArena. But grinding defense and near perfect offense in …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2012
LONDON – Obviously, Sue Bird can’t join the British populace who are allowed to wager on these Olympic Games. But if the three-time Olympian were so inclined her women’s tournament …