Inside The Winner's Circle With Basketball's Sue Bird

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With the 2015 WNBA season just past its halfway point, Only A Game was reminded of the story of Seattle Storm guard and basketball great Sue Bird, who has found success throughout her legendary hoops career. This piece originally aired on May 30, 2015. It's part of our ongoing series titled, "In Their Own Words."

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 July 30, 2015.


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



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