WNBA legend Sue Bird, one of the world’s most respected basketball players, will sign again with reigning champion Seattle Storm as soon as the Seattle salary cap is cleared (according to ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel).
Bird is a 17 year old veteran who has spent her entire career with the Storm. She is an eleven-time All-Star with four WNBA championships and four Olympic gold medals. Bird was the top pick in the 2002 WNBA draft and played for the legendary UConn Huskies women’s basketball team. After being named national player of the year 2002, he became the first choice in school history.
Bird played in 11 competitions in the 2019-20 regular season, with a career low averaging 9.8 points and 5.2 assists per game, before averaging 9.5 points and 9.2 assists per game in the 2020 WNBA Playoffs.