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Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Video courtesy USA Basketball Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were picked as the flag bearers for Team USA for the opening ceremony of…

Storm honors Lauren Jackson, retires jersey of legend

Storm honors Lauren Jackson, retires jersey of legend

Social Media Recap It was a good day for the Seattle Storm at KeyArena. On a night when the franchise retired the jersey of Storm legend Lauren Jackson, the team routed the Washington Mystics 80-51. The visitors (9-13) never had a…

Lauren Jackson returns to Seattle: Star cherishes fan support, overwhelmed by emotion

Lauren Jackson returns to Seattle: Star cherishes fan support, overwhelmed by emotion

Sue & Lauren reflect on their favorite moments in a Storm uniform #ThankYouLJhttps://t.co/bWZxZtFe2y — Seattle Storm (@seattlestorm) July 14, 2016 The best player in Seattle Storm history and one of the greatest athletes to come out of Australia announced her…

Seattle Storm to retire Lauren Jackson’s jersey on July 15

The Seattle Storm plans to celebrate the career of WNBA legend Lauren Jackson n July 15 at KeyArena with a ceremony to retire her jersey. Jackson’s No. 15 will be the first jersey retired in franchise history “As hard as…

Dishin & Swishin 4/07/16 Podcast: A legend all over the world, Lauren Jackson looks back and looks forward

Dishin & Swishin 4/07/16 Podcast: A legend all over the world, Lauren Jackson looks back and looks forward

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). In her prime Lauren Jackson was considered to be the best player in the world.…

Seattle Storm: Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 WNBA season

Seattle Storm: Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 WNBA season

After undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus and injured Achilles, Seattle Storm forward Lauren Jackson will miss the 2015 WNBA season. This will be the third straight season the three-time MVP and Australian Olympian will miss playing in the league.…

A Special Dishin & Swishin Podcast: The Jenny Boucek era begins in Seattle

A Special Dishin & Swishin Podcast: The Jenny Boucek era begins in Seattle

[display_podcast] The 2015 Seattle Storm will have a familiar face on the bench, it just will not be former head coach Brian Agler. Today the Storm announced the promotion of associate head coach Jenny Boucek as the new leader on the sideline.…

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Crystal Langhorne looks to keep the Storm rolling in LJ’s absence

A Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session: Crystal Langhorne looks to keep the Storm rolling in LJ’s absence

For Seattle Storm fans, this season was supposed to reward their patience with the return of both of their WNBA all-time greats, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson. They are getting half of that combination, with Jackson sitting out the WNBA…

Dishin & Swishin 1/09/14 Podcast: Seattle Storm’s Karen Bryant set the bar high for WNBA executives

Dishin & Swishin 1/09/14 Podcast: Seattle Storm’s Karen Bryant set the bar high for WNBA executives

[display_podcast] Karen Bryant is a women’s basketballaholic, and proud of it. From her days as a player, making it to the Elite Eight for the University of Washington, through the rise and fall of the ABL and the Seattle Reign,…

Lauren Jackson expected to make full recovery from surgery for hamstring injury

Lauren Jackson expected to make full recovery from surgery for hamstring injury

From the WNBL: Basketball Australia and Basketball ACT today confirmed Lauren Jackson is expected to make a full recovery from her hamstring injury after undergoing surgery in Melbourne this week. After a series of tests to ascertain the full extent…

Dishin & Swishin 8/30/12 Podcast: Guard play dominating in the West; Sue Bird & Alana Beard ready their teams for the postseason

Dishin & Swishin 8/30/12 Podcast: Guard play dominating in the West; Sue Bird & Alana Beard ready their teams for the postseason

Connecticut and U.S. senior national team coach Geno Auriemma has always been fond of saying that guard play is the key to winning championships. In the WNBA Western Conference, guard play is outstanding for the four teams that will most…

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

[display_podcast] I’m so psyched for the return of the WNBA this week that we are not even going to wait until Thursday for this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast! The roundtable is back this week! ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel, Washington Mystics…

Australian Opal Lauren Jackson breaks Olympic scoring record

Australian Opal Lauren Jackson breaks Olympic scoring record

From Basketball Australia: Australian Opals women’s basketball star Lauren Jackson last night broke the record for most career points scored by a women’s basketballer at the Olympic Games. Jackson scored 12 points in the Opals 75-60 Quarter Final victory over…

Australia falls to France, 64-58, in pre-Olympic exhibition

The French national team took down Australia, 64-58, in an Olympic warm-up game in Lille, France Sunday. France earned the victory just a week after they lost to the Opals, 69-59, in the Standard Life Invitational Challenge in Sheffield, England.…

Canberra Capitals get new naming rights sponsor in $600K deal

Lauren Jackson, who will play for the Canberra Capital’s in 2012-2013, attended the team’s press conference to announce a $600,000 multi-year deal with The Tradies. The international basketball star is in Australia training with the national team for the 2012…

Ros Casares fires head coach Natalia Hejkova, Maya Moore to join the team soon

Ros Casares fires head coach Natalia Hejkova, Maya Moore to join the team soon

Ros Casares (8-2) fired coach Natalia Hejkova Wednesday night. The Spanish team, a powerhouse in the EuroLeague, dismissed the coach after Ros Casares defeated Lotos Gydnia that evening 84-70. Roberto Iñiguez takes over as the new coach.

Dishin & Swishin October 6, 2011 Podcast: Stalking the Lynx – Brian Agler, Dan Hughes & Ann Meyers Drysdale Discuss Their Teams

[display_podcast] The Minnesota Lynx have run away with the 2011 WNBA season. To recap where we stand today, “Los Lynx”: completed the regular season with a 27-7 record, six games better than the next closest team in the entire league…

Seattle avoids three games with sweep of Los Angeles

Game Thread || Box Score LOS ANGELES — The Seattle Storm overcame a slow start and withstood a run by a scrappy Los Angeles Sparks team in the third quarter to sweep them in the first-round Western Conference playoff series…

Seattle Storm’s record-breaking night

Box score The Seattle Storm routed the Tulsa Shock 111-65 in a game filled with record-breaking feats in front of a crowd of 9,686 Saturday night at KeyArena. The Storm (24-4) exacted payback on the Shock after losing to the…

Spartak releases Lauren Jackson, star will suit up for Canberra

Lauren Jackson is close to signing a deal to play with the Canberra Capitals for the rest of the WNBL season.  Just last week, Capitals coach Carrie Graf and Jackson’s agent indicated that the WNBA star might stay in her…

Tamika Catchings three-time defensive player of the year, headlines All-Defensive team

Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings joined Sheryl Swoopes as the only three-time winner of the 2009 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year award. In a landslide vote, a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters cast 34 ballots for Catchings, an…

2009 All-WNBA First and Second Teams announced

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi headlines the 2009 All-WNBA First Team. She led all vote-getters with 201 points while teammate Cappie Pondexter, who garnered her first All-WNBA selection, received 151 points. Two-time WNBA MVP and Seattle Storm forward/center Lauren Jackson…

Starting lineups announced for WNBA All-Star Game, Tamika Catchings tops balloting

Tamika Catchings received the most votes (94,316) in WNBA All-Star Balloting. It was the second time the Indiana Fever guard led in voting, having also earned the honor in 2006. San Antonio Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon (88,991), Seattle Storm…

Lauren Jackson visits old team in Australia, talks about happiness in re-signing with Seattle

Lauren Jackson watched her former team in Australia, the Albury-Wodonga Lady Bandits, play Saturday night and reminisced in an interview with The Border Mail newspaper: “Coming back here to the stadium brought back some of my earliest memories of watching…