The WNBA is known for Sue Bird. She has had a long and successful career, playing for the Storm in Seattle for the entirety of it. However, the 41-year-old is ready to call it a career after the 2022 campaign. And with the playoffs just around the corner, it’s possible that the Storm’s final home game of the regular season will be her last one in Seattle.
According to kansascity.com, Bird was open about playing in what may have been her final home game with the Storm.
“I’m excited about it. That much is certain, she said. “I’m sure it will be a very special day. Can I handle it? I suppose we will see. It will be a lot, but in a good way.
In 2022, Sue Bird has had a productive season. She is shooting threes at a 40% clip, scoring 8 points and dishing out 6 assists per game. In games over the course of her career, Bird has averaged roughly 11.5 points and 5.5 assists.
On Sunday, the Storm will play host to the Las Vegas Aces. Even though Seattle has already secured a playoff spot, the WNBA playoff schedule prevents Seattle from receiving a second home game. But there’s a chance Sue Bird will host another game in the postseason. However, Seattle’s playoff performance will determine that.
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