Who is Sue Bird?
She is an American Israeli Professional basketball player who very plays for the American Professional basketball team based in Seattle “The Seattle Storm”. For the first time, she was selected by the Storm first overall in the 2002 WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) draft & she was considered as one of the greatest players in WNBA history.
In 2002 when she was in “The University of Connecticut” she won the “ Wade Trophy” & “The Naismith College Player of the Year”. She is the three Time winner of the “Nancy Lieberman Award”, as the top point guard in the nation, while leading her team to a record of 114–4.
She has won a joint-record four WNBA Championship for Storm in (2004,2010,2018,2020), four Olympic gold medals in (2004,2008,2012,2016), two NCAA Championships with UConn Huskies women’s basketball in (2000 & 2002) & four FIBA Basketball World Cup in (2002, 2010, 2014, 2018).
She currently ranking on Number twenty-four division on the 1,000-point list with 1,378 points, number two in assists with 585, and seventh with 243 steals. She ranks number one in three-point field goal percentage (45.9) and free throw percentage (89.2).
|Real Name||Suzanne Brigit Bird|
|Birth Place||Syosset, CityNew York.|
|Date of Birth||16th October 1980|
|Source of Income||basketball, and endorsements.|
|Age||40 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Herschel Bird|
|Mother’s name||Nancy Bird.|
|College||The University of Connecticut|
|Educational qualification||Graduate in communication science.|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches /175 Cm.|
|Weight||68 Kg / 150 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Measurement||34-24-34 (Inches)|
|Olympic debut||2008 Olympic|
|Endorsements||American Express, Mendi|
|Achievements||She has won a joint-record four WNBA Championship for Storm in (2004,2010,2018,2020), four Olympic gold medals in (2004,2008,2012,2016), two NCAA Championships with UConn Huskies women’s basketball in (2000 & 2002) & four FIBA Basketball World Cup in (2002, 2010, 2014, 2018).|
|Yearly Income||$221,450 (Rs 1.64 Cr).|
In (2021-22) season
|Hobby||Bowling &Listening to Karaoke.|
|Net Worth||$ 8 million (Rs 59.50 Cr).|
|Last Updated||August 2021|
She was born on 16th October 1980 in Syosset, is an administrative division of New York city in the United States. His father’s name is Herschel Bird & mother is Nancy Bird. she has an Older sister named Jen. She comes Under the influence of sports by her athletic older sister at a very young age.
She started her School life playing at the Syosset High School (SHS) but as she wants better focus on her athletic feature she attended Christ the King Regional High School in New York. After spending two-session she won the New York state championship. She Started college life tournament at the University of Connecticut (UConn).
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After college, she was selected by the “Seattle Storm” in the 2002 WNBA Draft. In her rookie season, She started all thirty-two games for the Storm and averaged 14.4 Points per Game. After that, she was selected for the starter on the 2002 WNBA Western Conference All-Star team. She has won four WNBA Championships playing for Seattle. Along with it she has also played for teams including Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow Region, and UMMC Ekaterinburg & won multiple championships. She has won five-time Russian National League champion, five-time EuroLeague champion, and two-time Europe SuperCup.
The Seattle Storm selected her with the first overall pick of the 2002 WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) draft. She was selected for playing along with Australian former basketball player Lauren Elizabeth Jackson. In 2004 she acquired shooting guard American retired basketball player Betty Bernice Lennox in a dispersal draft. She joined with Lauren Jackson, forming a dominant trio of star players to carry the Storm to its first WNBA Championship. They won the WNBA Championship & she becomes one of eleven women to receive an Olympic gold medal, an NCAA Championship, and a WNBA Championship.
The others are Retired American women basketball player Ruth Riley, Sheryl Swoopes, American Basketball coach and former player Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Swin Cash, retired American collegiate and professional basketball player Kara Wolters, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, American retired professional basketball player Tamika Catchings & Asjha Jones. Division.
During the 2012 WNBA season, she was having problems with her knee although she was able to play twenty-nine games during the regular season and in the playoffs. After two years later she comes back after recovering her injury in the 2014 season, she played thirty-three games, averaged 10.6 ppg and 4.6 APG.
In the 2016 season, she averaged 12.8 ppg while shooting a career-high in 3-point field goal percentage and led the league in assists with 5.8 APG. For the fifth time in her career was named to the All-WNBA first team for the first time in twelve years. In April 2017 Storm was announced that she had undergone left knee surgery earlier in the month. On 21st May 2017 she comes back and made her season debut, making her both the oldest active player and the oldest starter in the WNBA. On 11th June 2017, she scored a season-high twenty-one points along with ten assists in a 94–86 loss to “The New York Liberty”.
On 8th July 2018, she scored a season-high 21 points in a 97–91 victory over the Washington Mystics. During that game she became the Storm’s all-time leading scorer, passing Australian former professional basketball player Lauren Jackson’s 6,007 points. On 22nd July 2018, she made another record by this time for the most WNBA regular-season games played after she passed American retired professional basketball player DeLisha Lachell Milton-Jones.
By the end of the season, she finished with a career-high in assists, field goal shooting and a new career-high of three-point shooting percentage as the Storm finished as the number one in the league with a 26–8 record, receiving a double-bye to the semi-finals and home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.
On 23rd July 2021, she lead-up for her fifth gold medal she carried the U.S. flag at the opening ceremony of “The 2020 Summer Olympics”. She along with the baseball player Eddy Alvarez both were selected as the flag bearers by their fellow athletes.
In 2017 she announced herself as a lesbian according to Wikipedia. She started dating soccer player Megan Anna Rapinoe. Next year in 2018 they become the first same-sex couple on the cover of defunct monthly sports Magazine “ESPN the magazine”. They announced their engagement on 30th October 2020.
Megan Rapinoe has won two FIFA Women’s World Cup (2015 & 2019) along with a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
She has endorsement deals worth $1.5 million (Rs 11.15 Cr) with many multinational companies including, Nike, Symetra, State Farm, American Express, Mendi, and Glossier.
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Who did Sue Bird marry?
star Megan Rapinoe
How tall is Sue in feet?
5 feet 9 inches.
How many points does Sue Bird average?
Is Sue Bird married?
What college did Sue Bird go to?
University of Connecticut
Sue Bird age
40 years. (As of 2021).
Sue Bird weight.
68 Kg / 150 Lbs.
Sue Bird position.
How much does Sue Bird make a year?
Being an American professional basketball player in the WNBA she is expected to make an annual salary of $221,450 (Rs 1.64 Cr) for the 2021-22 campaign.