Seattle Storm Issues Statement on Sue Bird

SEATTLE (April 23, 2017) – Seattle Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis released the following statement following the start of training camp regarding point guard Sue Bird.

“Sue underwent a left knee scope earlier this month. At this point, she is not participating in camp; her rehab and progression are on schedule. Her timetable for participation in camp is not set, but we are expecting her back at full strength soon.”

—— StormBasketball.com ——

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Seattle Storm Selects Alexis Peterson With 15th Overall Pick in 2017 WNBA Draft Presented By State Farm

Peterson is the All-Time Assist Leader at Syracuse, 2016-17 ACC Player of the Year

NEW YORK, NY (April 13, 2017) – With the 15th overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the Seattle Storm selected Alexis Peterson, a 5-7 guard from Syracuse.

“Alexis is a true point guard, she’s a strong playmaker and solid scoring guard that will fit well in Jenny Boucek’s system,” said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. “We are excited to welcome Alexis to Seattle and to the Storm franchise.”

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