With six rookies in camp, Storm players and coaches echo a common theme during media day.
Updates from the first week of training camp for the league's 12 teams.
Former Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, helped honor Bird’s commitment to helping children by presenting her with their foundation’s Humanitarian Award at a luncheon Tuesday in Seattle.
Griner accepts ruling on domestic violence incident with wife Glory Johnson.
Ramu Tokashiki, a 6-foot-3 forward, is expected to make Seattle’s roster. It would make her the third Japanese player to compete in the WNBA. Yuko Oga played for Phoenix in 2008 while Mikiko Hagiwara played for the now-defunct Sacramento Monarchs (1997) and Phoenix (1997-98).
New coach Jenny Boucek has 14 players vying for 12 roster spots, including former UW star Jazmine Davis.
Jewell Loyd, a 5-10 guard who was the No. 1 overall pick, is the anticipated centerpiece of the franchise. Storm guard Sue Bird, an eight-time all-star, and forward Alysha Clark are the only players who’ve been with the organization longer than three seasons.
Storm co-owner Lisa Brummel says Boucek, who took over for Brian Agler in January, is a good fit for the rebuilding organization.
League investigation concludes confrontation escalated into wrestling, punches, and the throwing and swinging of various objects. Griner received a bite wound on her finger while Johnson was scratched above her lip and diagnosed with a concussion.
The players union will host meetings with Liberty players throughout the season to "provide a forum for any issues, complaints or concerns regarding the working environment" at Madison Square Garden.