Sue Bird

Sue Bird born on October 16, 1980 in Long Beach, NY. She loves basketball, also played soccer, tennis and track. Sue became very good basketball player and started playing AAU basketball in grade six. While only 11 years old she played during the halftime of a St. John 's basketball game. Her play was so impressive that a security guard asked for her autograph.

Achievement, Awards & Honors:
Christ the King Regional High School Royals (NY State Champion) (undefeated)
Christ the King Regional High School Royals (
National Champion) (undefeated)
New York State Player of the Year New York Daily News Player of the Year WBCA All-American Big-EastJones Cup 2000 (Taiwan) - Gold Medal
Big-East Women's Basketball player of the Year 2002 (Huskies 39-0 win-loss record) Women NCAA Division I Tournament Wade Trophy 2002 Sportwoman of the Year Award 2002 Naismith Award (College Player of the Year) 2002
Nancy Lieberman Award 2000, 2001 & 2002
Lowe's Senior Class Award 2002
member of the inaugural class (2006) of inductees to the University of Connecticut women's basketball "Huskies of Honor" recognition program (impressive 114-4 win-loss record)
Seattle Storm selected Bird with the first overall pick of the 2002 WNBA Draft

WNBA Champion 2004
2004 Athens Olympic Basketball Women - Gold Medal
2008 Beijing Olympic Basketball Women - Gold Medal
Russian Super League Champion
EuroLeague Champion
WNBA All Star Selection 2002 - 07, 2009 All - WNBA First Team 2002 - 05
WNBA Career High - 33 points
2009 — Most Valuable Point Guard, Ekaterinburg International Invitational