Aces, Storm relying on defense in WNBA semifinal seriesSeptember 2, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — A series featuring some of the best offensive stars in the WNBA has so far been defined by ... defense?
Breanna Stewart and A’ja Wilson have played like the two best players in the league as Seattle and Las Vegas split the first two games of their WNBA playoffs semifinal series.
Bird, Loyd lead Storm to 97-74 rout of Lynx in return homeMay 7, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — For all the changes in the arena the Seattle Storm returned to Friday night, there were some constants from the last time the team played inside its home building.
Namely, it was Jewell Loyd, Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird leading the Storm to a convincing victory just like the past.
Stewart returns to Seattle while Dolson heads to New YorkFebruary 3, 2022 GMT
Breanna Stewart is remaining in Seattle for at least one more season while Stefanie Dolson is coming home to New York.
Stewart, a former MVP, helped the Storm win the WNBA championship in 2018 and 2020 and was poised to lead the team on another run last year before she got hurt late in the regular season and missed an overtime playoff loss to Phoenix.
Jewell Loyd staying with Seattle StormFebruary 1, 2022 GMT
Jewell Loyd is staying in Seattle and Breanna Stewart will be returning, too, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
“Jewell is a special talent with a tremendous work ethic and having her back greatly improves our chances of contending for a fifth championship,” said Storm coach Noelle Quinn.
Stewart out for playoff game against MercurySeptember 25, 2021 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart will not play in Sunday’s WNBA second-round playoff game against the Phoenix Mercury.
Stewart injured a foot on Sept. 7 in a win over Washington when she came up hobbling after boxing out a Mystics player.
Storm rout Sun 79-57 to win inaugural Commissioner’s CupAugust 13, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — It's been quite a week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd.
Five days after helping the U.S. win its seventh consecutive Olympic gold medal, they added the inaugural WNBA Commissioner's Cup title to their resumes.
Storm get defensive, move back atop the AP power pollJune 15, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — There were questions about the defending champion Seattle Storm's defense coming into the season with stalwarts Alysha Clark and Natasha Howard no longer on the roster.
After a sluggish start the Storm have found some answers and are becoming more cohesive on defense this season.
Seattle beats Indiana for Noelle Quinn’s 1st win at helmJune 2, 2021 GMT
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 28 points, Jewell Loyd added 18 and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 88-73 on Tuesday night for coach Noelle Quinn's first victory.
Quinn took over on Sunday after Dan Hughes abruptly announced his retirement, saying the rigors of being a head coach in the WNBA has taken a toll.
Noelle Quinn ready for challenge of leading Seattle StormJune 1, 2021 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Noelle Quinn is thrilled to join the lineage of former WNBA players to graduating from playing to being head coaches in the league. She’s honored to be the first Black head coach for the Seattle Storm.
Dan Hughes, 66, abruptly retires as coach of Seattle StormMay 30, 2021 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes abruptly announced his retirement on Sunday, saying the rigors of being a head coach in the WNBA has taken a toll.
Hughes, 66, said he will continue to serve as an assistant coach for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics, but he is handing over the duties of leading the Storm to assistant Noelle Quinn.