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SUE BIRD IS BACK
The last time Sue Bird played in a WNBA game, it ended with her doing a postgame interview and exchanging jerseys with Diana Taurasi after her Seattle Storm lost to Taurasi’s Phoenix Mercury in the second round of the playoffs.
We thought that game at Angel of the Wings Arena in Everett, Wash. might be her last in a league she has been one of the faces of.
However, on Friday it was revealed that Bird is returning to the WNBA and the Storm for the 2022 season, which will be her 19th. She is the all-time WNBA leader in assists and games played and has a shot at reaching 1,000 3-pointers made. She and the Storm have won two championships in the past four seasons and will look to be contenders again this year.
Celebrate the feel-good news that an absolute fan favorite is back!