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Inside The Winner's Circle With Basketball's Sue Bird06:49
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Sue Bird likes championships in twos. She has won the Gold Medal, the WNBA Championship, the NCAA Championship, and the New York State Title all twice. One of the greatest point guards in basketball history spoke to Only A Game  about winning, among other things. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)
Sue Bird likes championships in twos. She has won the Gold Medal, the WNBA Championship, the NCAA Championship, and the New York State Title all twice. One of the greatest point guards in basketball history spoke to Only A Game about winning, among other things. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)
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The 2015 WNBA season opens on Friday. Sue Bird is set to begin her 13th season as a point guard for the Seattle Storm, continuing one of the decorated basketball careers in history. She has played on two New York state high school championship teams, two NCAA national championship teams, two WNBA title teams, and she is a three-time Olympic gold medalist.

This spring, after her appearance at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics ConferenceOnly A Game's Doug Tribou sat down with Bird to talk about her life in basketball, the loss that still bothers her and what she has to say to critics of the WNBA.

To hear Bird's story, click the play button above the photo.

This segment aired on May 30, 2015.

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Doug Tribou was formerly a reporter and producer at WBUR and for WBUR's Only A Game.

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