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Thursday, June 17, 2010

From Q: The troublesome assist: How significant is Bird's league-leading assist average?

After the Seattle Storm's 82-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks last week, it should be no secret that the Storm do well when point guard Sue Bird is aggressive as a scorer.

However, her league-leading 6.7 assists per game through 10 games as a passer are also noteworthy.

In an article yesterday about Storm coach Brian Agler, Kevin Pelton of StormBasketball.com described how Agler has maximized his talent, particularly in the way he trusts players like Bird.