If not the best backcourt in the WNBA, they're right there at the top. It's because of the intangible things. It won't be because of their size. It won't be because of their physical strength. It has a lot to do with their resilience and their tenacity and their competitiveness and just their ability to elevate the team that they're on.
— Seattle Storm head coach Brian Agler on the duo of Sue Bird and Tanisha Wright, "An Unbeatable Backcourt." Bird and Wright combined to earn the title of league's longest tenured starting backcourt at 117 games last season and will continue to build on that record in 2012. The pair signed multi-year contracts with the Storm this week.