Storm might rest veteran Sue Bird more frequently

The 14-year veteran returned to the Storm’s lineup for Tuesday’s home win against Tulsa. Bird did not play Sunday in Tulsa to rest her body and could miss a game during the team’s three-game trip that begins Friday at Minnesota (7-2).

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