Dan Hughes Named Seattle Storm Head Coach

Hughes sits third all-time for wins in WNBA record books

SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm today announced that two-time WNBA Coach of the Year Dan Hughes has been named the sixth head coach in franchise history. 2018 will mark Hughes’ 17th season as a head coach in the WNBA.

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Sue Bird Becomes WNBA’s All-Time Assists Leader

Bird passes Ticha Penicheiro’s record of 2,599 assists tonight at Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 10-time WNBA All-Star and two-time champion Sue Bird has broken the WNBA’s all-time assists record Friday night. With her 2,600th assist, a pass Carolyn Swords, Bird passed Ticha Penicheiro to become the league’s assists leader. The 16-year veteran accomplished the feat in 477 career games.

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On The Verge of History: Sue Bird Six Assists Away From Becoming WNBA’s All-Time Assists Leader

Bird looks to break the record on Sunday vs. Phoenix at KeyArena

SEATTLE – The best point guard in women’s basketball history, Sue Bird sits only six assists away from becoming the WNBA’s all-time assist leader. With 2,594 career dimes, Bird is on the verge of passing Ticha Penicheiro (2,599), and with a 6.5 assist-per-game average, she is likely to break the record on Sunday during Seattle’s regular-season home finale vs. Phoenix.

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