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October 5, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Storm star Sue Bird makes history in leading USA to World Championship title

Storm PG Sue Bird PG Sue Bird helped lead USA Basketball to a gold medal at the FIBA World Championship in Turkey. She finished with three assists as USA defeated Spain, 77-64, for the title on Sunday. The Americans also win the automatic berth to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Bird, 33, is the first American…

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October 1, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Sue Bird, Leilani Mitchell advance to quarterfinals of FIBA World Championship

Former Kennewick star Leilani Mitchell Point guards Sue Bird (USA) and Leilani Mitchell (Australia) helped their countries advance to the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey. Mitchell, who starred at Kennewick HS, qualified for the Opals national team because her mother is Australian. The Americans will have a rematch with the French…

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September 26, 2014 at 3:12 PM

TV Alert: Many ways to watch the FIBA World Championship featuring Sue Bird

Storm All-Star PG Sue Bird PHOTO: Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images OK, so maybe it won’t be the Sue Bird spotlight live from Turkey, but the Storm all-star PG is making a historic trip to the FIBA World Championship for Women, which runs from Saturday through Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul. Bird, 33, has competed for USA…

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September 14, 2014 at 7:07 PM

Storm star Sue Bird makes roster cut, headlines USA vs Canada on ESPN2

Storm PG Sue Bird PHOTO: Courtesy of USA Basketball From USA Basketball: USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For Exhibition Versus Canada Sue Bird has gone from rookie to veteran leader since 2002 and is on the verge of being named to a record fourth USA Basketball World Championship Team.   TRUMBULL, Connecticut (Sept. 14, 2014) –…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Overseas Hoops, TV Alert, WNBA | Topics: Courtney Vandersloot, Sue Bird, UConn

August 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

VIDEO: Sue Bird outplays Skylar Diggins to help Seattle beat Tulsa

Cue the Bee Gees cause the Storm (12-20) is staying alive in the playoff hunt. All-star point guard Sue Bird shined, finishing with 22 points, making 4 of 6 three-pointers, to help Seattle win, 74-68, against Tulsa on Sunday. Seattle guard Tanisha Wright made the late defensive stops against Shock all-star PG Skylar Diggins to seal…

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July 16, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Storm guard Sue Bird headed to eighth WNBA All-Star game

Storm All-Star Sue Bird (center) PHOTO: NBAE/Getty Images Thanks to a nod Wednesday from WNBA president Laurel Richie, Storm PG Sue Bird will travel to the desert to participate in the league’s All-Star game. Bird, a 13-year veteran, was Richie’s injury replacement selection for Minnesota G Seimone Augustus (knee). “I wasn’t expecting it,” Bird said via…

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July 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM

WNBA All-Star starters named and mainstay Sue Bird not listed

Storm G Sue Bird at the 2006 All-Star Game PHOTO: CHRISTINA SANTUCCI/ The Queens Courier Technically Storm PG Sue Bird has already missed her first All-Star start. She didn’t play the 2013 WNBA season due to offseason knee surgery. Bird remained on the roster and was paid, however, so her not being selected to the…

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June 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Clarkston’s Jamie Weisner aims for USA-Canada exhibition

Clarkston’s Jamie Weisner drives to the hoop PHOTO: Canada Basketball Former Clarkston HS star Jamie Weisner was one of the local ties playing with Canada Basketball in a series against Brazil last weekend. Former Storm draft pick Michelle Plouffe and Weisner’s current Oregon State teammate Ruth Hamblin also suited up for the national team. The event…

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June 28, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Replay: Storm star Camille Little scores career-high 31 points

Storm F Camille Little splits Minnesota defenders for a layin PHOTO: LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES Storm F Camille Little scored a career-high 31 points in a win against Minnesota on Friday. She’s the fifth player in team history to reach the mark. C Lauren Jackson has scored 30-points or more 27 times in her…

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