DENVER – The Denver Nuggets added the current Sue Bird champion to their main office staff such as Basketball Operation Associate, the president of basketball operations Tim Connelly announced today.
"We are very excited that Sue joins our organization," Connelly said. "Your resume certainly speaks for itself and as an active player it will still offer a very exclusive perspective."
Bird recently wrapped up its 16th season at the WNBA, which saw her win the 11th All-Star bidding and the third WNBA championship, all with the Seattle Storm. The native of New York attended the University of Connecticut where he won two National Championships before being first selected in general by Seattle in the 2002 WNBA draft. Bird was named to the WNBA All-Decade team in 2006, he was All-WNBA First Team five times and All-WNBA Second Team three times and is currently ranked first in the WNBA in the 508 racing games, first in career minutes played (16,173), first in attendance (2,831), third in points (6,154), third in three points (855) and fifth in robberies (652).
"I am very excited to join the Denver Nuggets organization. I am grateful for the opportunity and I am anxious to learn from some of the best," said Bird.