Sue Bird scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm avoided their second 0-4 start in franchise history with a 73-65 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night.
After sitting out 2013 to heal a knee injury, Sue Bird is back on the court in Seattle. But the All-Star point guard returns to a team that doesn't quite resemble the one she left.
Sue Bird is recovering from knee surgery, which will sideline her for the entire summer season that began this weekend and runs through August. Bird had surgery on a cyst in her knee on May 9.
All-Star point guard Sue Bird, who played through the Seattle Storm's season with a hip injury, said she will consider having offseason surgery.
Storm 78, Shock 72
With the core back from last season's WNBA championship team, why tinker with this season's Storm? Adding Katie Smith, however, might be a case of perfect chemistry becoming even "more" perfect.
After winning a second WNBA title together, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson are an indelible part of Seattle's sports history. They also are one of the greatest duos ever in women's basketball.
Mechelle Voepel was on hand at KeyArena to interview players from Atlanta and Seattle before Game 2 of the WNBA Finals.
A natural 2 guard, Tanisha Wright was uncomfortable at first having to back up Sue Bird. Now, the more confident veteran is a very able point guard when the Storm need her.
Thursday's Game 1 of the West finals wasn't the grand showdown we were hoping for. But while Diana Taurasi struggled, Seattle's stars and bench put together a win.
Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird broke down her team's loss to Tulsa on Tuesday.
She's the smallest player on the court. But 5-foot, 3-inch Temeka Johnson came up big to lead the Sparks to their first West finals in three years.
Sue Bird's nose is not broken and she will be in the lineup Tuesday for Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals, the Storm point guard told WNBA.com on Monday.
The normally composed Sue Bird lost her cool Friday as Seattle lost Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
Seattle and Connecticut, two very similar teams, both seek their first league title when the WNBA Finals open Friday.
WNBA standout Sue Bird never meant to offend anyone by agreeing to accept a wager that, if she lost, would have required her to be spanked during a radio show.