2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
21-11, 3rd in Western Conference
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43dKevin Pelton

Bird: Prospect of playing in new arena 'tempting'

Sue Bird was noncommittal about her future when the Storm's season ended last month, but said Monday that after experiencing the opening of Climate Pledge Arena, "The thoughts of playing there were very tempting."

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Bird, KD join USA Basketball board of directors

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey was reelected chairperson of USA Basketball on Monday, while five-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and three-time gold medalist Kevin Durant were among those added to the federation's board of directors.

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52dMechelle Voepel

Ten biggest questions for the WNBA offseason

As Chicago celebrates its WNBA title, many questions already linger for the offseason, including possible retirements and player movement in free agency.

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54dKelly Cohen

MVP Jones unanimous pick for WNBA first team

Connecticut forward Jonquel Jones was the only unanimous selection in balloting for All-WNBA first team, earning the honor for the first time. She was joined on the first team by Skylar Diggins-Smith, Brittney Griner, Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd.

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54dTisha Thompson and Mechelle Voepel

Why the WNBA may be entering thrive mode

In her effort to push the league into a stronger financial future, WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert wants to disrupt the economic model that she says has undervalued women's sports.

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2021 WNBA playoff schedule

Chicago is headed to the WNBA Finals, while Las Vegas forced a decisive Game 5 in the semifinals and hosts Phoenix on Friday.

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72dMechelle Voepel

Stewart expects to return to Storm in free agency

Breanna Stewart, who is an unrestricted free agent, said she plans to be back in Seattle next season and will do whatever she can to convince Sue Bird to come back for one more year.

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72dMechelle Voepel

WNBA legend Bird will 'weigh' retirement options

Seattle's Sue Bird and Phoenix's Diana Taurasi swapped jerseys after Sunday's WNBA playoff game, which could be Bird's last before retirement. But Bird made it clear that the verdict won't come soon, and that it "will be my own decision."

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Taurasi, Griner lead Mercury past Storm 85-80 in OT

— Brittney Griner scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Diana Taurasi scored six points in overtime as the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 85-80 in the second-round, single elimination WNBA playoff game on Sunday.

Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird embrace and swap jerseys after Mercury eliminate Storm (0:23)
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Mercedes Russell emphatically denies Skylar Diggins-Smith's shot to send game to OT (0:24)
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Sue Bird drains huge game-tying three late in the fourth (0:28)
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Skylar Diggins-Smith gets it done on both ends of the floor for the Mercury (0:21)
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Jewell Loyd's tough and-1 gets Breanna Stewart out her seat (0:25)
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74dMechelle Voepel

Storm's Stewart out for Sunday's playoff game

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart will miss Sunday's WNBA playoff game because of a foot injury, while Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi is in the lineup for the first time since Sept. 6.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.8
Rebounds Per Game35.6
Assists Per Game21.3

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2020184.818
20191816.529
2018268.765