She will have the title of basketball operation
associate, according to Tim Connelly, the president of
"We are very excited to have Sue join our organization," he
said. "Her resume certainly speaks for itself and as a still
active player she will offer an extremely unique perspective."
Bird recently completed her 16th WNBA season, all with the
Seattle Storm, who made her the No. 1 overall pick in the
league's 2002 draft. She is an 11-time All-Star and five-time
All-WNBA first-team selection. She has won three WNBA titles and
ranks first in the league in career games (508), first in career
minutes played (16,173), first in assists (2,831), seventh in
points (6,154), third in made three-pointers (855) and fifth in
"I'm really excited to join the Denver Nuggets organization,"
Bird, 38, said. "I'm thankful for the opportunity and look
forward to learning from some of the best."
--Field Level Media
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