Sue Bird Retires From WNBA after a 20-Year Career

Sue Bird. PHOTO: STEPH CHAMBERS/GETTY

Bird declared, "I'm proud about everything we've achieved here," after her Seattle Storm loss in the WNBA Championship semifinals

Sue Bird. PHOTO: STEPH CHAMBERS/GETTY

Sue Bird, considered one of the most important players in WNBA history by many, is now ending her era.

Sue Bird. PHOTO: STEPH CHAMBERS/GETTY

After Bird and her Seattle Storm were eliminated from the WNBA playoffs

Sue Bird. PHOTO: STEPH CHAMBERS/GETTY

Bird stated in her postgame press conference, "I didn't really wish to leave the court."

Sue Bird. PHOTO: STEPH CHAMBERS/GETTY