According to the Seattle Storm, Tina Thompson will make the 2013 campaign with the team her last after 17 years in the league.
Brittney Griner and Elena Delle Donne put on a quite a show to cap off an impressive opening weekend for the WNBA. The top two picks in the draft showcased their unique skills Monday night — even if the game between their teams was surprisingly one-sided.
Kristi Toliver scored 17 points to lead six players in double figures as Los Angeles routed the Seattle Storm 102-69.
Tina Thompson hit a putback of her own miss with 38.8 seconds left before Temeka Johnson, Camille Little and Shekinna Stricklen combined to hit five free throws in the final 18 seconds of Friday night’s victory over the Tulsa Shock.
Losing Lauren Jackson for the 2013 season was a blow to the Storm’s playoff hopes. Tuesday, things took a worse turn for Seattle’s WNBA team. Storm officials announced point guard Sue Bird will undergo surgery on her right knee that will require her to miss the entire 2013 season.
The Seattle Storm will be without three-time league MVP Lauren Jackson for the 2013 season while she stays in Australia to recover from recent hamstring surgery.
Tipoff is at 6:00pm on Sunday, September 30 at KeyArena! Come cheer your Seattle Storm as they battle the Minnesota Lynx during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals. Plus, enjoy a very special halftime show!
Sue Bird had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-57 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Get your tickets and grab your seats – there are only three regular season home games left before the playoffs! And the Storm has some great celebrations ahead, including honoring local heroes, Fan Appreciation Night, and a chance for you to win a new Fiat!
WOI night is an annual opportunity for Storm players and fans to thank those who have had an important influence on making the Seattle community strong. It is also a chance to shine the limelight on some who are rarely noticed for their work but have had a profound positive impact on those they have touched.