Women's Hoops Blog

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Monday, August 24, 2009

A little Olympic hype coming out of Colorado: WNBA's Bird wants to reclaim gold medal in women's basketball
When Sue Bird plays basketball, she’s always greedy and she never feels guilty.

The Seattle Storm guard has a high school national title, two collegiate national titles, two Olympic gold medals and a WNBA championship. She also has an enormous chip on her shoulder from a third-place finish at the 2006 world championships.

“We’re all very hungry to get that gold medal back,” said Bird, selected last week to the U.S. national team along with seven other players.