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USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016 Olympic Games; 2002, 2010 & 2014 FIBA World Cups; 2007 FIBA Americas Championship; 2000 R. William Jones Cup.
  • Bronze Medal: 2006 FIBA World Cup.
  • International Invitationals: 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational (gold), 2008 FIBA Diamond Ball Tournament (gold), 2007 FIBA World League Tournament (silver), 2002 Opals World Challenge (gold).
  • Accepted an invitation to participate in the 2017 USA Women's National Team training camp Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara, California.
  • After playing in 2000 on the USA R. William Jones Cup and USA Select teams, was called up to the USA National Team in April 2002. Since then, has helped the USA to four-straight Olympic gold medals with perfect 8-0 records each time, three FIBA World Cup gold medals (24-0), one FIBA World Cup bronze medal (8-1) and one FIBA Americas Championship gold (5-0). During that time, the USA National Team with Bird on the floor also has compiled a 53-2 exhibition record.
  • Eight medals in Olympics and World Championships is equal only to Teresa Edwards in international majors. Bird has seven gold medals and one bronze medal among the two events, while Edwards has six gold medals and two bronze medals.
  • Is the most decorated FIBA World Cup athlete in history, male or female, owning three gold medals (2002, 2010, 2014) and one bronze medal (2006). Also, is the only female four-time FIBA World Cup participant.
  • One of 10 players to have earned an Olympic gold medal, FIBA World Cup gold medal, WNBA title and NCAA title. Swin Cash, Tamika Catchings, Cynthia Cooper, Asjha Jones, Brittney Griner, Maya Moore, Sheryl Swoopes, Diana Taurasi and Kara Wolters round out the list.
  • Led the 2012 Olympic 12-team field for assist-to-turnover ratio (3.27) and tied for second best with 4.5 apg.
  • Her 36 assists in 2012 rank as the second-most for a U.S. athlete in a single Olympics (Teresa Edwards, 64 in 1996) and currently ranks second all-time among U.S. Olympic career record holders for assists (89) through four Olympiads.
  • Dished out 41 assists at the ‘06 Worlds, which ranks second among all-time USA single World Cup competition leaders (Dawn Staley, 52 in 1998); and ranks second among all-time USA career leaders with 83 assists (2.7 apg.) over four Worlds (Staley, 103).
  • Finished the 2006 FIBA World Championship as the tournament’s assist leader (4.6 apg.).
  • Member of the 2000 USA Select Team that competed against the eventual gold medal winning 2000 U.S. Olympic Team in an exhibition contest in Hawaii.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 1 in 2002 by the Seattle Storm.
  • WNBA titles: 2004, 2010.
  • All-WNBA first team: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2016.
  • All-WNBA second team: 2008, 2010, 2011.
  • WNBA All-Star Games: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 (injured), 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017.
  • WNBA assists leader: 2009, 2016.
  • WNBA All-Decade Team: 1997-06.
  • Top 15 Players in WNBA History (15th Anniversary Team): 2011.
  • WNBA Top 20@20: 2016.
  • WNBA Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award: 2011 (shared with Ruth Riley).
  • EuroLeague titles: 2007-10, 2013.
  • EuroLeague All-Star Games: 2008, 2011.
  • During her 16-year career, the Storm has posted a 272-236 (.530) record in the regular season (through 2017), 9-21 in the playoffs (through 2016) and captured two WNBA titles.
  • Is the all-time WNBA career assists leader after surpassing Ticha Penicheiro (2,599) on Sept. 1, 2017, and closed the 2017 season with 2,610 assists.
  • Sat out the 2013 WNBA season after undergoing surgery to remove a cyst from her right knee.
  • Played 10 seasons (2004-05 to 2013-14) in Russia, spent her first two years with WBC Dynamo, before playing five seasons for Spartak Moscow Region Vidjoje and the last three seasons with UMMC Ekaterinburg.
  • Helped lead the Storm to a sweep of the 2010 playoffs and second WNBA title; the 2010 Storm also posted a franchise-record 28-6 slate.
  • Led the WNBA in 2009 for assists with 5.8 apg.
  • Second-leading vote getter for 2002 WNBA Rookie of the Year.

College Years

  • During her four years (1999-02) at UConn, the Huskies posted a 136-9 record (.938), played in four NCAA Tournaments, won a pair of NCAA crowns (2000, 2002), advanced to the 2001 Final Four and earned four Big East Conference regular season and tournament titles.
  • National Player of the Year awards: Naismith, Wade Trophy, Honda Award, Associated Press and USBWA and the first annual Senior C.L.A.S.S. award (2002).
  • Top Female College Athlete of the Year ESPY winner (2002).
  • NCAA All-Final Four (2000, 2002), NCAA Mideast Region Most Outstanding Player (2002) and NCAA All-East Regional (2000).
  • Big East Player of the Year (2002), All-Big East first team (2002, 2001) and All-Big East second team (2000).
  • Big East All-Tournament Team (2002).

Personal Notes

  • Hails from Syosset, New York, and currently splits her time living in Seattle, Washington, and Greenwich, New York.
  • Daughter of Nancy and Herschel Bird, has one sister, Jennifer.
  • Earned her degree in communication sciences.
  • Attended Christ The King H.S. (N.Y.), where she won two state titles and was the MVP of the 1998 state tournament.
  • A multi-sport athlete and National Honor Society member in high school, earned varsity letters twice in soccer and once in track.
  • In 2003 was voted by Seattle sports fans to replace SuperSonics and 2000 U.S. Olympic Team guard Gary Payton's billboard at the entrance of Seattle's Nike Town. She not only beat out Sonics guard and 2000 Olympic gold medalist Ray Allen, the runner-up, but also Lance Armstrong, Mia Hamm and Marion Jones.
  • Favorite musician is Citizen Cope; and enjoys watching Game of Thrones, Homeland, House of Cards, The Fall and The Affair, among other shows.
  • Enjoys reading US, Details and Dwell magazines.
  • Has had five surgeries in her left knee and two in her hips (one left, one right).
  • Her love of basketball began at age 6 at a New York Knicks game, and she began playing because her older sister played.
  • Keeps her Olympic and FIBA World Championship medals in a safe deposit box.

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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S MIN/G FGM-A PCT 3PM-A PCT FTM-A PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2016 OLY 7/  7 19.1 11-  26 .423 4-  13 .308 0-   0 .--- 16/ 2.3 26/ 3.7 31 4 0 8
2016 OLYx 4/  4 23.0 5-  15 .333 1-2 .500 2-   2 1.000 10/ 2.5 13/ 3.3 19 4 0 4
2015 WNT 4/  3 24.5 10-  19 .526 3-8 .375 0-   0 .--- 6/ 1.5 23/ 5.8 9 6 0 6
2014 WC 6/  6  20.7 8-  19 .421 1-6 .167 2-   2 1.000 13/ 2.2  19/ 3.2 13 11 0 5
2014 WCx 5/  5 16.2 8-  20 .400 3-7 .429 1-   1 1.000 11/ 2.2 20/ 4.0 13 3 1 2
2012 OLY 8/  8 24.9 21-  43 .488 7-  21 .333 0-   0 .--- 17/ 2.1 49/ 6.1 36 11 0 2
2012 OLYx 3/  1 20.3 5-  10 .500 2-4 .500 0-   0 .--- 5/ 1.7 12/ 4.0 14 1 0 3
2010 WC 9/  9 22.4 22-  45 .489 6-  17 .353 0-   0 .--- 20/ 2.2 50/ 5.6 26 12 0 12
2010 WNT 1/  1 20.0 1-2 .500 0-1 .000 0-   0 .--- 1/ 1.0 2/ 2.0 5 1 0 0
2009 WNT 3/  3 29.3 8-  24 .333 1-  10 .100 2-   2 1.000 7/ 2.3 19/ 6.3 14 5 0 2
2008 OLY 8/  8 18.5 10-  31 .323 2-  10 .200 2-   4 .500 18/ 2.3 24/ 3.0 14 5 0 14
2008 OLYx 3/  3  22.7 9-  14 .643 4-7 .571 2-   2 1.000 9/ 3.0 24/ 8.0 5 3 0 5
2007 COLL 8/  8 24.5 24-  52 .462 12-  26 .462 12- 12 1.000 18/ 2.3 72/ 9.0 23 11 0 5
2007 FWLT 5/  5 26.2 13-  26 .500 6-  14 .429 4-   4 1.000 11/ 2.2 36/ 7.2 15 10 0 7
2007 TOA 5/  5 19.8 11-  22 .500 2-7 .286 4-   4 1.000 19/ 3.8 28/ 5.6 20 9 1 10
2007 WNT 2/  2 31.0 7-  15 .467 1-3 .333 3-   4 .750 8/ 4.0 18/ 9.0 6 9 0 5
2006 WC 9/  9 23.3 27-  56 .482 10-  20 .500 5-   8 .625 13/ 1.4 69/ 7.7 41 16 1 12
2006 WCx 1/  1 26.0 3-   6 .500 0-1 .000 0-   0 .--- 2/ 2.0 6/ 6.0 3 1 0 1
2006 WNT 3/  2 22.7 5-  10 .500 3-4 .750 2-   2 1.000 9/ 3.0 15/ 5.0 6 1 0 3
2004 OLY 7/  0 12.9 9-  30 .300 2-  16 .125 0-   0 .--- 6/ 0.9 20/ 2.9 8 6 0 2
2004 OLYx 3/  0 18.3 7-  15 .467 2-6 .333 2-   2 1.000 3/ 1.0 18/ 6.0 5 4 0 4
2004 WNT 13/  0 18.4 22-  53 .415 10-  30 .333 3-   4 .750 28/ 2.2 57/ 4.4 48 27 1 16
2002 WC 7/  0 15.9 9-  27 .333 4-  12 .333 8-   8 1.000 7/ 1.0 30/ 4.3 3 7 0 6
2002 OWC 4/  0 17.0 6-  16 .375 1-4 .250 0-   0 .--- 5/ 1.3 13/ 3.3 4 9 0 1
2000 SEL 1/  1 28.0 0-5 .000 0-1 .000 0-   0 .000 2/ 2.0 0/ 0.0 3 4 0 0
2000 JCUP 4/  4 23.8 3-  13 .231 1-3 .333 1-   4 .250 10/ 2.5 8/ 2.0 17 8 0 5
Totals 133/95 21.9 264-605 .436 88-253 .348 55- 67 .821 274/ 2.1 671/ 5.0 401 188 3 140

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