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2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team Officially Unveiled

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 22: Sue Bird #10 of the Western Conference All-Stars talks to the media after defeating the Eastern Conference All-Stars during the Verizon WNBA All-Star Game 2017 at KeyArena on July 22, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo: Joshua Huston/Getty Images)
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With her selection to the 2018 U.S. squad, Sue Bird (Seattle Storm) became USA Basketball's first five-time USA World Cup Team member, while this year marks a fourth World Cup for Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury). ...
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USA Women’s National Team Training in South Carolina Set to Tip with 18 Athletes

2016 NBAE Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant / NBAE via Getty Images
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Of the 18 athletes expected to participate in the training camp in hopes of being named to the 2018 USA World Cup Team, 12 are current members of the USA National Team pool. ...
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Bird, Howard & Stewart Take Home Top WNBA Awards

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WNBA president Lisa Borders stepped onto the court along with three Storm teammates who would each be presented with one of these three awards: the Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, Most Improved Player and Most Valuable Player. ...
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Storm Wrap Up Regular Season and Prepare for Playoffs

Seattle Storm forward Jewell Loyd gives a hug to MVP candidate Breanna Stewart after Seattle's 84-68 win over the Dallas Wings in their final WNBA regular season game at the KeyArena in Seattle. Photo: Virginia Lopez/VELO Photography
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The Storm, who holds home court advantage through the playoffs, will start their best of five series at 2 pm on Sunday, August 26 with the second game slated for 7pm on Tuesday, August 28 both at the KeyArena in Seattle. ...
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Seattle Storm to Play 2019 WNBA Season at UW’s Alaska Airlines Arena

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The University of Washington’s Alaska Airlines Arena will be the Seattle Storm's primary venue for the regular season games during the 2019 WNBA season. ...
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Storm Retains First Place Despite Loss

WNBA Seattle Storm guard Alysha Clark sinks a free throw in front of a sold out crowd as the Storm suffered only their sixth loss of the season this one in overtime 77-75 against the Los Angeles Sparks on July 10th at the KeyArena. Photo by Virginia Lopez/VELO Photography
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The Storm was led by center Howard’s 18 points and five blocked shots, a new season high. Also scoring in double figures were Stewart with 14 and 13 rebounds, Clark with 12 points and guard Sue Bird with 13 points and eight assists. ...
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Storm’s Alysha Clark to Spearhead Seattle Children’s Toy Drive at July 14 Home Game

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The Seattle Storm is will host its fourth annual Toy Drive supported by Lime, benefiting Seattle Children’s Hospital on July 14 when the team hosts the Dallas Wings at 6 p.m./PT at KeyArena. ...
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Seattle Storm Takes Serious Advantage with Sparks Win

WNBA's Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) reacts after stealing the ball and passing to teammate Alysha Clark who hit a running layup to give the Storm a three point lead late in the fourth quarter of Seattle's 81-72 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on June 28th at the KeyArena. Virginia Lopez/2018 VELO Photography
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Four of the five Seattle starters hit double figures with Natasha Howard putting in 14 points with eight rebounds, guard Jewell Loyd added 13 points, six rebounds and four steals while Clark added eight points and eight rebounds with four assists. ...
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Storm Streak Continues – and the Environment Says ‘Thank You’

Seattle starters Breanna Stewart (30), Jewell Loyd (center), Natasha Howard (right) and Alysha Clark (hidden) celebrate on the bench after Storm guard Sami Whitcomb hit a three to break the WNBA single game record for threes made. Seattle amassed 17 to set the new standard in their 101-74 win over the Las Vegas Aces on May 31, 2018 at the KeyArena in Seattle. Photo: Virginia Lopez/VELO Photography
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Seattle Storm is in partnership with Carter Subaru to plant a tree for every three-point shot they make and after last Tuesday's record-setting win against the visiting Las Vegas Aces, they’ll be planting for a long time. ...
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Storm Gives Washington First Loss of the Season

Rookie Jordin Canada of the Seattle Storm goes airborne past Washington Mystics' Krystal Thomas to score two. The Storm gave the Mystics their first loss of the season as they won 81-77. The game was played Tuesday, May 29th at KeyArena in Seattle. Photo by Virginia Lopez/VELO Photography
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The WNBA Seattle Storm went into last Tuesday’s game against the Washington Mystics prepared for a tough game against an undefeated team. ...
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