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Dream pull away in 3rd to beat Storm

Seattle never leads in a 90-76 loss to Atlanta.

 

Dallas Wings' Kayla Thornton, front left, and Marina Mabrey, right, defend as Phoenix Mercury center Tina Charles (31) shoots in the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday, June 17, 2022, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Storm sign former MVP Tina Charles

The 33-year-old center joins a roster that now has 4 former No. 1 overall picks.

 

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) drives against New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) during the first half of WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 19, 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Bird’s late 3 seals victory for Storm

The soon-to-retire WNBA icon delivered the game-winner in her final game in New York.

  • Jun 19, 2022
  • By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer
  • SportsStorm

 

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird drives to the hoop for a layup during the game against the Connecticut Sun on Sunday, June 5, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Storm star Bird says 2022 will be her final WNBA season

The announcement ended any speculation about the future of the 41-year-old basketball icon.

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird drives to the hoop for a layup during the game against the Connecticut Sun on Sunday, June 5, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Minnesota Lynx's Nikolina Milic (31) is fouled by Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart (30) during the first quarter of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Minneapolis. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

Stewart hits go-ahead bucket as Storm edge Lynx

Seattle wins its fourth straight and hands Minnesota its fourth straight loss.

Minnesota Lynx's Nikolina Milic (31) is fouled by Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart (30) during the first quarter of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Minneapolis. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

Stewart leads Storm to win over Wings

Breanna Stewart scores 25 points, including a key bucket late, and Seattle beats Dallas for the 2nd time in 3 days.

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird drives to the hoop for a layup during the game against the Connecticut Sun on Sunday, June 5, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Storm can’t hold on to early lead in loss to Sun

Connecticut rallies in the second half to drop Seattle to 5-5.

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird drives to the hoop for a layup during the game against the Connecticut Sun on Sunday, June 5, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart makes a jump shot during the game against the Liberty on Sunday, May 29, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Storm cruise past Liberty

Jewell Loyd scores 22 points and Seattle wins 92-61.

Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart makes a jump shot during the game against the Liberty on Sunday, May 29, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird drives around Minnesota Lynx guard Rachel Banham during the first quarter of a WNBA basketball game Friday, May 6, 2022, in Seattle. (Jennifer Buchanan/The Seattle Times via AP)

Bird, Loyd lead Storm to rout of Lynx in return home

Seattle wins 97-74 in its first game at the rebuilt Climate Pledge Arena since 2018.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird drives around Minnesota Lynx guard Rachel Banham during the first quarter of a WNBA basketball game Friday, May 6, 2022, in Seattle. (Jennifer Buchanan/The Seattle Times via AP)
FILE - Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) plays during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix. Sue Bird announced Friday, Jan. 7, 2021, that she will return to the Seattle Storm next season, putting off retirement for at least one more year. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Storm happy to have permanent home again

Seattle opens the WNBA season on Friday night at Climate Pledge Arena.

FILE - Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) plays during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix. Sue Bird announced Friday, Jan. 7, 2021, that she will return to the Seattle Storm next season, putting off retirement for at least one more year. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
BYU's Paisley (Johnson) Harding drives with the ball during a game against Utah on Dec. 4, 2021, at Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Harding, a Glacier Peak graduate, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for Jan. 24-30.  (BYU Photo)

Storm waive Glacier Peak grad Harding

The former star at BYU was with Seattle on a training camp contract.

BYU's Paisley (Johnson) Harding drives with the ball during a game against Utah on Dec. 4, 2021, at Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Harding, a Glacier Peak graduate, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for Jan. 24-30.  (BYU Photo)
Former Glacier Peak and BYU standout Paisley Harding (right) will have a chance to compete for a spot on the Seattle Storm. (AP Photo/John Locher)

GP alum Harding earns WNBA training camp spot with Storm

Former Glacier Peak standout Paisley Harding signs a training camp contract with the Seattle Storm.

Former Glacier Peak and BYU standout Paisley Harding (right) will have a chance to compete for a spot on the Seattle Storm. (AP Photo/John Locher)
FILE - Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) plays during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix. Sue Bird announced Friday, Jan. 7, 2021, that she will return to the Seattle Storm next season, putting off retirement for at least one more year. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Bird announces return to Storm for 19th season

The 41-year-old guard and WNBA’s all-time assists leader will put off retirement for at least one more season.

FILE - Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) plays during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix. Sue Bird announced Friday, Jan. 7, 2021, that she will return to the Seattle Storm next season, putting off retirement for at least one more year. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird yells out a play during the second round single elimination playoff game against Phoenix Mercury at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Storm’s playoff run comes to an end with OT loss to Phoenix

Diana Taurasi scored six points in the extra period as the Mercury beat short-handed Seattle.

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird yells out a play during the second round single elimination playoff game against Phoenix Mercury at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has her jersey grabbed by at Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot during the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Storm return to Everett, fall to Sky 73-69

Back at Angel of the Winds Arena after a lengthy road trip, Seattle loses to Chicago.

Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has her jersey grabbed by at Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot during the game at Angel of the Winds Arena on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
United States' Sue Bird (6) drives past Japan's Maki Takada (8) and Rui Machida (13), right, during women's basketball gold medal game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

U.S. rolls to women’s hoops gold medal in Bird’s last Olympics

The Seattle Storm legend captures her record fifth Olympic gold medal in women’s basketball.

United States' Sue Bird (6) drives past Japan's Maki Takada (8) and Rui Machida (13), right, during women's basketball gold medal game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Stewart scores 27, Storm extinguish Sparks in Everett

Seattle improves to 15-4 with a 71-62 win over Los Angeles at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Jewell Loyd’s late buckets help Seattle top Atlanta 91-88 at Angel of the Winds Arena.

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Seattle Storm's Jewell Loyd throws up a shot, eventually passing the 3,000 point career mark, as the Seattle Storm take on the Washington Mystics at the Angel of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Storm silenced by Mystics in Everett

Seattle’s five-game win streak is snapped after an 87-83 loss to Washington at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Seattle Storm's Jewell Loyd throws up a shot, eventually passing the 3,000 point career mark, as the Seattle Storm take on the Washington Mystics at the Angel of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Seattle Storm's Breanna Steward is defended by Dallas Wings' Charli Collier, left, and Marina Mabrey during the first quarter in a WNBA basketball game Friday, June 4, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Loyd hits buzzer-beater in OT, Storm down Wings in Everett

The guard took the ball with .8 seconds left and drained the winner to give Seattle a 105-102 win.

Seattle Storm's Breanna Steward is defended by Dallas Wings' Charli Collier, left, and Marina Mabrey during the first quarter in a WNBA basketball game Friday, June 4, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)