Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart were the big names behind the title run, but former Lynx reserve Natasha Howard had a huge game as Seattle swept Washington.
After a quiet first half, Breanna Stewart felt she needed to be more assertive on both ends of the court.
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The second day of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets going on Sunday with eight games. Australia and Argentina tip off to get the day started.
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U.S. coach Dawn Staley knows her team is a work in progress.
The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history.
Here we are on the eve of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup getting started and I'm so excited to wear the USA jersey again.
It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup.
The U.S. women's basketball roster is full of WNBA All-Stars and clearly the 12-member team led by Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be fun to watch.
It's been a whirlwind week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. The trio won a WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm and then dashed off to play for USA Basketball in the FIBA Women's World Cup.
Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the U.S. win a third straight FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
Sue Bird wasn't on Twitter the last time she won a WNBA title in 2010, so she was in awe of the support the Storm…
Fans are whooping and cheering as they celebrate the Seattle Storm's third WNBA championship during a parade and rally.
It wasn't until Friday, two days after the moment of his greatest professional triumph, that Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes was able to fully savor his team's WNBA title.
UConn alumna Breanna Stewart glanced over at her teammates with a smile, soaking in the moments after winning the Seattle Storm's third WNBA title Wednesday night. She had just accepted the WNBA Finals MVP trophy, and was still in shock from the 98-82 Game 3 win over the Washington Mystics.
The Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame, dormant for a dozen years, will once again honor the state's rich sports history.
The wait is over.
The U.S. women's national basketball team cut its roster down to 16 finalists for the FIBA Women's World Cup on Tuesday.