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Sport Sue Bird becomes Storm's all-time scorer in win over Mystics

06:00  09 july  2018
06:00  09 july  2018 Source:   ap.org

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Suzanne Brigit Bird (born October 16, 1980) is an Israeli-American professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm of the Women' s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Sue Bird leads the Seattle Storm out for it game with Minnesota. At 36, Bird , who is in her 15th season, is the league’ s oldest player. Taurasi, 35, has played all 13 WNBA seasons in Phoenix. For the first time in her career, Taurasi, who averages 17.9 points, isn’t Phoenix’ s leading scorer .

CAPTION: SEATTLE, WA - JULY 8: Sue Bird #10 of the Seattle Storm handles the ball against the Washington Mystics on July 8, 2018 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington.© (Photo by Joshua Huston/NBAE via Getty Images) CAPTION: SEATTLE, WA - JULY 8: Sue Bird #10 of the Seattle Storm handles the ball against the Washington Mystics on July 8, 2018 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington.

SEATTLE (AP)-- Sue Bird scored 21 while setting the franchise scoring mark to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 97-91 on Sunday.

Bird became the Storm's all-time leading scorer with her 13th point of the game, passing Lauren Jackson (6,007) on a pull-up jumper with 7:33 left in the third quarter. Bird also moved ahead of Jackson to seventh on the all-time WNBA scoring list, behind Lisa Leslie (6,263).

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With this assist -- the 2,600th of her career -- Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird surpassed Ticha Penicheiro as the WNBA' s all - time assists leader!

WASHINGTON – Storm guard Sue Bird set the WNBA all - time assists record Friday night, passing Ticha Penicheiro with her 2,600th career assist, and Seattle clinched a playoff berth despite losing 110-106 to the Washington Mystics in overtime.

The Storm outscored the Mystics 27-10 over the final seven minutes of the third quarter to lead 75-66 at the end of the period. Seattle extended its lead to 88-74 on Breanna Stewart's 3-pointer with 4:18 to go. Elena Delle Donne's step back 3-pointer closed the deficit to 95-89 with 25.1 seconds left but the Mystics got no closer.

The Mystics led 56-48 on Kristi Toliver's 3-pointer after a 10-4 run to open the third quarter.

Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead Seattle. Natasha Howard added nine points, including the 1,000th of her career.

Elena Delle Donne scored 29, Toliver added 18 and Ariel Atkins 17 for Washington.

Dream win 7th straight; Sue Bird sets WNBA games record .
Elizabeth Williams scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream win their franchise-record seventh straight game with an 87-74 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. Seattle's Sue Bird, already the all-time WNBA assists leader, played her 500th career game, passing DeLisha Milton-Jones (499) for the WNBA record for games played.Angel McCoughtry and Tiffany Hayes added 16 points each for Atlanta, which took the season series 2-1 with the win over Seattle.The Dream (15-9) scored the last five points of the second quarter and led 50-34 after Hayes' 3-pointer to open the third.

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