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Champions Seattle Storm would turn down White House invite

The Seattle Storm last visited the White House in 2011 right after their second WNBA championship in 2010.After the series sweep on Wednesday though, don’t expect them to visit President Trump anytime soon.On Friday, Sue Bird, the Storm’s point...

WNBA champion calls out NBA Live on lurid animation

Sue Bird previewed the 2018 WNBA finals talking about her broken nose.Now with the championship under her belt, she’s talking about another body part – boobs. The three-time champion called out NBA Live creators EA for an animation of...

Stewart, Storm surge past Mystics 98-82 for WNBA title

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart fretted following the regular-season opener after the Seattle Storm lost at home to the Phoenix Mercury.''We thought, 'Oh, crap, what kind of year is this going to be?''' Bird reminisced.The...

Seattle Storm beat Mercury to win 2018 WNBA Finals

The Seattle Storm cruised to a 2-0 lead over the Washington Mystics in the WNBA Finals, beating the Mystics by double-digits in the first two games.Wednesday’s Game 3, while not at Key Arena in Seattle, was no different.The Storm...

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant gives tips to Sparks’ Candace Parker

Candace Parker might be a a two-time MVP and one of the greatest players in the WNBA, but even she’s always learning about basketball.The Los Angeles Sparks forward was playing basketball at the gym while former Los Angeles Lakers...

Storm dominates and takes a 1-0 lead in WNBA finas

It was raining buckets, and assists, for the Seattle Storm Friday night.In game one of the WNBA finals, the Storm dominated from get-go and beat the Washington Mystics 89-76.The Storm also had twice as many assists as their opponent:...

Point guards go to head of Hoops Hall class

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned...

Elena Delle Donne is basketball’s best free-throw shooter

Elena Delle Donne’s transformation into professional basketball’s most dependable foul shooter began with a bold suggestion from her first high school coach.Steve Johnson urged the future WNBA MVP to scrap the shooting stroke that had carried her to national...

D.C. Mayor Bowser gets into a friendly wager with Seattle’s mayor for WNBA Finals

With the Washington Mystics playing for the WNBA Championship, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has gotten herself in a friendly wager rooting for her home team. Holding the other half of the wager for the Seattle Storm is the mayor of...

Bird’s big 4th quarter puts end to Mercury season

SEATTLE — Sue Bird was on the brink of seeing maybe her last good chance at getting to the WNBA Finals evaporate. She was playing with a broken nose, her team was playing from behind for almost all of...

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