Bird, Sue (1980–)

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Bird, Sue (1980–)

American basketball player. Born Suzanne Brigit Bird, Oct 16, 1980, in Syosset, NY; attended Christ the King High School; graduated from University of Connecticut, 2002.

Point guard; while at UConn, won NCAA championships (2000, 2002); selected by Seattle Storm of the WNBA in 1st round (1st pick overall), 2002; won a team gold medal at Athens Olympics (2004). Was 3-time Nancy Lieberman Cline Point Guard of the Year winner; received Honda Award and Wade Trophy (2002); named AP and Naismith Player of the Year (2002).