Sue Bird and Seattle, a love story of 20 years and 2,500 miles in the making

It wasn’t Seattle per se. Not the cloudy winters or the laid-back nature of the Pacific Northwest. It wasn’t until the Seattle Storm franchise itself, which went 10-22 the previous season, thus earning the opportunity to make the first pick in 2002. WNBA Draft. The distance between 2,500 miles So BirdHouse and Seattle. The three … Read more

WNBA Power Rankings: Chicago Sky, Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun Knights for Top Seeds

It’s the final WNBA Regular season strength ranking. While Sky, Aces, Sun, Storm and Mystics have all secured themselves a spot in the post-season, the best ranking is still available. The top two seeded ones aren’t quite as valuable as they were last season, when a double farewell came with such heights at the end, … Read more

Seattle Storm rewrote “sharing basketball” history, set WNBA record with 37 assists in a road win

Seattle Storm set a WNBA record Tuesday night with 37 assists in a decisive 111-100 road win over Chicago Sky. Storm has surpassed a previous high of 35, reaching three times in league history according to ESPN stats and information, including earlier this season by the New York Liberty. Nearly all assists—and tying the franchise’s … Read more

WNBA Hall of Famer Lauren Jackson, 41, named to Australia’s World Cup squad, capping an amazing comeback from retirement

7:30 p.m. Eastern time MA VoepelESPN.com Close Covers MA Voepel WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Three-time WNBA MVP winner Lauren Jackson, who was forced to retire from the league after the 2012 season due to injuries, has … Read more

Seattle Storm celebrates Sue Bird in the final of the regular season at home; Aces play spoiler

SEATTLE – The stage is set for an unforgettable Sunday game with the name Seattle Storm celebrate So Bird19 seasons with the franchise before its last home game of the regular season in Seattle. Crowd a franchise record of 18,100 packed into the Climate Pledge Arena for Storm vs. Las Vegas Aces. Bird was honored … Read more

WNBA Playoff Picture – Which teams will earn the last three playoff points?

9:35 a.m. ET Michel VoebelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The WNBA was split into the top five and all for a while. Defender hero Chicago SkyThe Las Vegas AcesThe Connecticut SunThe Seattle … Read more

Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart delivers the season’s best performance with Lauren Jackson on hand

SEATTLE – With former three-time WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson in attendance as part of a sale crowd on Wednesday, Seattle Storm straight ahead Brianna Stewart She continued her quest for a second MVP award, scoring a season high of 33 points in 31 minutes as she defeated Storm. Minnesota Linux 89-77. Jackson, who played her … Read more