16 Facts About Seattle Storm


Seattle Storm is an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington.

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The Seattle Storm competes in the Women's National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Western Conference.

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Luckier than most localities that had an ABL team, Seattle Storm was quickly awarded a WNBA franchise and began to play less than two years later.

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The Seattle Storm then squared off against an up-and-coming Sacramento Monarchs team in the West Finals.

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The Seattle Storm would be quickly swept out of the playoffs by the Phoenix Mercury.

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The regular starting five resumed play only in the last five games, but Sue Bird and Swin Cash kept the Seattle Storm competitive, finishing second in the WNBA with 21 wins and 13 losses.

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The Seattle Storm entered the wubble with Bird and Stewart back, but without head coach Dan Hughes, whose cancer diagnosis made him a health risk.

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The Seattle Storm closed out the top-ranked Las Vegas Aces in three games en route to their fourth championship, with Stewart again named Finals MVP.

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The Seattle Storm remained at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett for the 2021 season with limited capacity due to COVID guidelines.

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Original logo featured a rounded, stylized silhouette of the Space Needle, an iconic Seattle landmark, set against the backdrop of a green storm cloud.

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The Seattle Storm retained their colors as a way to uniquely market the team.

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The Bing sponsorship ended after the 2013 season, and the Seattle Storm played without a sponsor for two seasons, before signing a new uniform deal with Swedish Medical Center for the 2016 season.

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Seattle Storm stated that the franchise provided a good example for young girls with big dreams.

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Seattle Storm praised the Storm for the community service they perform and stated that being champions did not end when they step off the court.

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In 2022, Amazon Prime Video announced a landmark new deal with the Seattle Storm, becoming the official streaming service of the Storm, and one of the first streamers to hold local broadcast rights with a WNBA team.

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Furthermore, some Seattle Storm games are broadcast nationally on ESPN, ESPN2, CBS, CBS Sports Network and ABC.

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