Sue Bird isn't sure when she'll be back this year. The WNBA's all-time assist leader said she has to be smart about her health as she recovers from surgery on her left knee.
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Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points, Shekinna Stricklen added 16 and the Connecticut Sun won a franchise-record 12th- straight home game with an 81-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday.
Jewell Loyd scored 14 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 8.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm overcame a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 74-71 on Friday night in a rematch of last season's WNBA Finals.
Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night.
Cheyenne Parker came off the bench and scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and the Chicago Sky held off the Seattle Storm 78-71 on Sunday night.
Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night.
Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79 on Saturday night.
Natasha Howard had 19 points and 14 rebounds, Jordin Canada added 12 points and eight assists, and the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 82-66 on Friday night.
WNBA star Sue Bird had arthroscopic surgery on her left knee Tuesday, but it's unclear whether she'll be able to play for the Seattle Storm this season.
Odyssey Sims had 15 points, Sylvia Fowles grabbed 13 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 72-61 on Wednesday night.
LaChina Robinson and Devereaux Peters recap the action from the WNBA opening weekend including the Aces dominating performance and the Storm's impressive outing without their stars. Plus, their reaction to Megan Gustafson not making the Wings roster and rookies that shined in Week 1.
A WNBA ambassador role is a smart concept. The league announcing it without communicating the move properly only sparked confusion and controversy.
Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird are out, but the Storm's remaining players from last year's title team can be effective if they play their games.
Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday.
The WNBA will pay reigning MVP Breanna Stewart in excess of the roughly $65,000 base salary she would have made with the Storm, according to a report from The Associated Press.
ESPN's panel of experts picked the Phoenix Mercury as the preseason favorite, while the Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne is the preseason MVP.
The WNBA returns for the 2019 season and so does Around The Rim. Women's basketball analyst LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby are joined by 2X WNBA champion Devereaux Peters to weigh in on the many moves of the offseason, the upcoming Storm-Mercury matchup and share their thoughts on the GM Survey including their favorites for MVP and ultimately Finals champion.
Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose body in her left knee and is out indefinitely, the team announced. Bird has been part of all three Storm championship teams.
How will defending champ Seattle do without its MVP? Can Phoenix and Washington return to the semis? We predict how far each WNBA team goes in 2019.
Storm coach Dan Hughes, who revealed he has cancer last month, underwent surgery Tuesday to remove a tumor in his digestive tract.
No Stewie, no Maya, no Taurasi for weeks, and maybe no Cambage at all? Rest assured, WNBA fans: There are plenty of storylines to track this season.
Dan Hughes, who coached the Seattle Storm to the WNBA title last season, has been diagnosed with an undisclosed form of cancer and will have surgery before the 2019 season.
WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart underwent surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon and will miss the 2019 season.
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