Bio boxes of the Storm’s season-opening roster.

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STARTERS

Sue Bird

 

Position: Guard

Height: 5-9

Years pro: 14

Age: 35, born Oct. 16, 1980 in Syosset, N.Y.

Residence: Seattle and Greenwich, Conn.

How acquired: Drafted No. 1 overall by Seattle in 2002.

Scouting report: The eight-time All-Star looks to reverse a three-year decline in scoring. She averaged 10.3 points and shot 30.1 percent on three-pointers — both career lows.

What shoe do you wear during games? Kyrie 2.

If you could give your rookie self advice, what would it be? “All the pictures you take will be on Google forever, so choose wisely.”

Find me: @S10Bird on Twitter and @SBird10 on Instagram.

 

Jewell Loyd

Position: Guard

Height: 5-10

Years pro: 2

Age: 22, born Oct. 5, 1993 in Lincolnwood, Ill.

Residence: Lincolnwood, Ill.

How acquired: Drafted No. 1 overall by Seattle in 2015.

Scouting report: Last year’s Rookie of the Year is looking to expand her role after averaging 10.9 points, which was second on team. Needs to improve 20.8 percent three-point shooting.

What shoe do you wear during games? Kobe XI.

What’s the one thing people would be surprised to know about you? “Basketball is my third sport. I played tennis until my sophomore year, and then I played soccer.”

Find me: @JewellLoyd on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Breanna Stewart

Position: Forward

Height: 6-4

Years pro: Rookie

Age: 21

Residence: Seattle and North Syracuse, N.Y.

How acquired: Drafted No. 1 overall by Seattle in 2016.

Scouting report: Arguably a once-in-a-generation post player who can score inside and outside, make plays for teammates, defend multiple positions, rebound and block shots.

What shoe do you wear during games? KD 8.

If you could play with a fantasy basketball team, which players (past or present) are on your team? “Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore and Lisa Leslie.”

Find me: @bre_stewart30 on Twitter.

 

Alysha Clark

Position: Forward

Height: 5-11

Years pro: 5

Age: 28, born July 7, 1987 in Denver.

Residence: Mount Juliet, Tenn.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on March 9, 2012.

Scouting report: Two-year starter whose scoring has improved in each of the past four seasons. She averaged 6.9 points last year.

What shoe do you wear during games? Kobe X Elite.

What’s one pregame ritual? “Nap. I have to get a nap in after shootaround. It can’t be longer than an hour, but it has to be at least 30 minutes.”

Find me: @Alysha_Clark on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Crystal Langhorne

Position: Forward

Height: 6-2

Years pro: 9

Age: 29, born Oct. 27, 1986 in Queens, N.Y.

Residence: Washington, D.C.

How acquired: Traded from Washington for Seattle’s 2013 and 2014 first-round draft picks on April 14, 2014.

Scouting report: Undersized low-post player who led Storm in scoring and rebounding past two seasons. Sat out both exhibitions but started every game past two seasons.

What shoes do you wear for games? Under Armour.

What’s the song you’d pick if you were doing karoke? “LL Cool J’s ‘Momma Said Knock You Out.’

Find me: @CrystaLanghorne on Twitter and Instagram.

RESERVES

Ramu Tokashiki

Position: Forward

Height: 6-3

Years pro: 2

Age: 25, born June 11, 1991 in Tokyo

Residence: Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on April 6, 2015.

Scouting report: Emerged as a key contributor last year as a rookie who was fourth on team in scoring (8.2 points per game) and first with 27 blocks.

What shoes do you wear for games? Asics.

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Chocolate.

Find me: @TOKASHIKI_10 on Twitter.

 

Abby Bishop

Position: Forward

Height: 6-3

Years pro: 3

Age: 27, born Nov. 29, 1988 in Booleroo, South Australia.

Residence: Canberra, Australia.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on Feb. 20, 2015.

Scouting report: Backup post player who started 14 of 26 games last season, averaging 5.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 19.6 minutes.

What shoes do you wear for games? Adidas.

Did you know? Took parental custody of her then-two-day-old niece, Zala Kate Bishop, in August 2013.

Find me: @Abby_Knight10 on Twitter and @AbbyKate10 on Instagram.

 

Markeisha Gatling

Position: Center

Height: 6-5

Years pro: 3

Age: 23, born July 14, 1992 in Raleigh, NC.

Residence: Raleigh, NC.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent on June 6, 2015.

Scouting report: Backup post player who averaged 5.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 13.7 minutes while appearing in 25 games and making four starts last year with the Storm.

What shoes do you wear for games? Lillard 2.0.

Why did you pick the No. 9? “In college I wore 34, but when I got drafted to Chicago Sylvia Fowles was wearing 34, so I had to switch. Lisa Leslie was my role model, and she wore No. 9. Then I was picked 10th in the draft, so nine teams skipped over me.”

Find me: @keishagatling.

 

Monica Wright

Position: Guard

Height: 5-10

Years pro: 7

Age: 27, born July 15, 1988 in San Antonio

Residence: Woodbridge, Va.

How acquired: Traded from Minnesota on July 20, 2015 for Renee Montgomery and Seattle’s 2016 second-round draft pick.

Scouting report: Missed 27 games last season and 10 in 2014 due to a knee injury. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 WNBA draft averaged 9.0 points in 2013 as a reserve, which was the last time she played an entire WNBA season.

What shoes do you wear for games? LeBron Solidier IX.

If you weren’t playing basketball what would you do? “I’d probably be in the military. An officer. Probably in the Air Force. Both of my parents are military, and I was a military brat. It’s just a part of our lifestyle growing up.”

Find me: @monnie22 on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Jenna O’Hea

Position: Forward

Height: 6-1.

Years pro: 6.

Age: 29, born June 6, 1987 in Traralgon, Victoria, Australia.

Residence: Melbourne.

How acquired: Via trade with Los Angeles for a 2015 second-round draft pick.

Scouting report: One of three Storm players who played in all 34 games last year, averaging 5.9 points, 2.4 assists and 20.9 minutes as a top reserve.

Did you know? O’Hea missed just three free throws last season. She was 36 of 39 at the line and tied for sixth in the league at 92.3 percent.

Find me: @JennaOHea on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis

Position: Forward

Height: 5-11

Years pro: 2

Age: 22, born Nov. 3, 1993 in Pomona, Calif.

Residence: Anaheim Hills, Calif.

How acquired: Drafted No. 3 overall by Seattle in 2015.

Scouting report: The NCAA’s all-time leader in three-pointers (398) shot 28.1 percent (18 of 64) behind the arc as a rookie. Averaged 1.0 points and 12.3 minutes last year.

What shoes do you wear for games? Nike HyperRev.

If you could switch places with one person for one day, who would it be? “My little brother, Xander. He lives the life. He just gets to eat, dance and have fun.”

Find me: @Kaleena_23 on Twitter and @Kaleena23 on Instagram.

 

Blake Dietrick

Position: Guard

Height: 5-10

Years pro: Rookie

Age: 22, born July 19, 1993 in Wellesley, Mass.

Residence: Wellesley, Mass.

How acquired: Signed as a free agent.

Scouting report: Final addition to the roster could carve out a role as a playmaker. She set single-season record with 157 assists during senior year at Princeton.

What shoes do you wear for games? Adidas.

Did you know? Dietrick played for Princeton’s lacrosse team and gave up a potentially promising career as a professional in Europe to pursue her basketball dreams.

Find me: @shakeandblake11 on Twitter.