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Storm rallies from 13-point deficit (Jayda Evans, Seattle Times)
Laid up in the locker room, suffering from back spasms, Sue Bird didn’t let much time pass before spewing her thoughts at halftime.
The Storm’s starting point guard’s lower back flared up before tipoff, sending her to the bench with an irritated look two minutes into the game. Without her, the Storm crumbled, falling behind by 10 at the break.
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Bird’s injury will be further evaluated Monday. She has a bulging disk, discovered while playing in Russia. She’s questionable for Tuesday’s home game against San Antonio.
Seattle overcomes Bird injury to knock off Tulsa Shock (Christopher Wells, seattlepi.com)
Abrosimova drives West-leading Storm after Bird’s injury (Associated Press)
Seattle coach Brian Agler has been selected to be the head coach for the team of WNBA stars that will face the U.S. National Team next month. “It’s an honor to be coaching in an All-Star event because that means your team’s success is being recognized,” Agler said. “This honor has everything to do with team success and we’re playing at a very high level right now.”
This Week in the WNBA: All-Star Special (Richard Cohen, SportsPageMagazine.com)
Cohen, better known as richyyy on the RebKell boards, picks all five Storm starters among his choices for the rosters for WNBA vs. USA Basketball: The Stars at the Sun.