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July 16, 2014 at 8:30 PM

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

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 phone Wednesday evening. She needs to be…

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Comments | More in Storm, TV Alert, WNBA | Topics: Diana Taurasi, Elena Delle Donne, Sue Bird

July 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM

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

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 All-Star game in Connecticut last year broke her streak of seven consecutive appearances as…

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Comments | More in Storm, WNBA | Topics: Elena Delle Donne, Maya Moore, Sue Bird

June 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Clarkston’s Jamie Weisner aims for USA-Canada exhibition

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 was a three-game series billed as the first Edmonton…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Olympics, Pac-12 | Topics: Briann January, Courtney Vandersloot, Sue Bird

June 28, 2014 at 11:46 AM

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

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 12-year Storm career. PG Sue Bird has scored 30-points or more twice in her 12-year career…

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Comments | More in Storm, Video | Topics: Camille Little, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird

June 4, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Chat with Storm star Sue Bird cut short, will be rescheduled

Storm PG Sue Bird started Thursday’s live chat, but needed to postpone after the shootings at Seattle Pacific University which affected Storm personnel. The chat will be rescheduled at a later date. Seattle (2-6) hosts defending champion Minnesota (7-0) at 7pm PT Friday at KeyArena (NBA TV/LiveAccess). The Lynx are the only remaining undefeated team…

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June 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Sue Bird contemplates slowing down overseas play

Seven-time all-star Sue Bird doesn’t view herself as old (which she isn’t) but she’s starting to think about slowing down in the twilight of her Hall of Fame career. It was announced in May that Bird, 33, wasn’t re-signed by UMMC Ekaterinburg, the Russian team she’s played for the past three WNBA offseasons. According to…

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Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Storm | Topics: Sue Bird

June 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Storm submits five players for the WNBA All-Star ballot; voting opens Tuesday

WNBA All-Star voting opens Tuesday at 11am PDT and concludes July 2. Fans have to vote for a traditional “starting five,” the Storm submitting Sue Bird, Tanisha Wright, Camille Little, Crystal Langhorne and Shekinna Stricklen as part of the official 60-player ballot representing the 12 WNBA teams. The WNBA will announce the All-Star starters on…

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Comments | More in Storm, TV Alert, WNBA | Topics: Camille Little, Crystal Langhorne, Shekinna Stricklen

May 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Mailbag: What to do with the Storm?

A simple but complicated question was posed on Twitter: @JaydaEvans: How can #SeattleStorm become better? — SEAHAWKS fanatic (@ichiro998) May 18, 2014 You may have noticed something different to start the Storm season. Two games into the schedule and everyone on the roster has logged seven minutes or more, including league veteran Nicole Powell, who…

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Comments | More in Storm, WNBA | Topics: Brian Agler, Camille Little, Sue Bird

May 13, 2014 at 9:35 AM

A 13-year-old’s query about equality returns Storm-Seahawks debate to spotlight

I asked a colleague to see if he could find the origin of the widely accepted “Big 4″ sports term used in media. You know, the quantifier to keep the conversation to the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL? So far we can’t find an origin or reason why hockey is even included over soccer, which…

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Comments | More in Storm, Twitter, WNBA | Topics: Cheryl Reeve, Karen Bryant, Seahawks

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