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Statistical Summary From SBN's Swish Appeal: Sue Bird's Scoring Leads The Way

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Storm statistical MVP: Sue Bird

Jackson is the clear MVP candidate on this team and a player who seems to defy basketball logic. But there’s a reason why the team appears to run better with Bird on the floor — she just seems to be a little bit better than anyone else when it comes to making decisions with the ball that help the Storm maximize their offensive possessions. Yet today was one of the times when Bird showed that what makes her great as a basketball player is her ability to alternately be the best distributors in the game and deadly scorer to complement Jackson. She shot 6-10 from the field and 3-5 from the three point line and 5-5 from the free throw line, one of her season high of 6-6. The free throws came off of a three and two late free throws to seal the game, so it’s not necessarily a sign of increased aggression getting into the paint for Bird. The combined shooting gave Bird a true shooting percentage of 81.96%. Not bad for a point guard.

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