Sue Bird quits after losing in Seattle
On Tuesday night, the Seattle Storm fell to the Las Vegas Aces, advancing them to the WNBA Finals and marking the end of Sue Bird's legendary basketball career.
As she told ESPN after the game, "It's heartbreaking."The fact that I've spent the last two decades in this city is something for which I am quite grateful.
After 41 years in the business, Bird said in June that this would be her last season.The last game of her career, she scored 8 points and dished out 8.
In Game 4 of their best-of-five semifinal series, the Aces defeated the Storm 97-92 behind 31 points and 10 assists from Chelsea Gray.Breanna Stewart scored 42 points
When the WNBA season concludes, the Aces will face either the Connecticut Sun or the reigning champion Chicago Sky.
In addition to being a 13-time WNBA All-Star, Bird holds the record for most assists in league history and was the first player selected in the 2002 WNBA draught.
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