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Diana Torassi, Mercury says goodbye to Sue Bird in custom shoes

Diana Torassi, Mercury says goodbye to Sue Bird in custom shoes

20 years ago, a sophomore at the University of California was named Diana Taurasi She saw her main bodyguard So Bird Finishing her college career. Now, with both players firmly established as legends in the WNBA, they’re doing the same with Bird’s professional career.

Taurasi and Bird took the field for the last time in the regular season on Friday with the Birds Seattle Storm Visit Phoenix MercuryAnd you’d better believe that Torassi and Mercury had a present ready.

Gift: A pair of custom Air Jordans.

The match itself was less friendly with Bird, as Torassi lost 28 points to lead a 94-78 win over Storm. Bird finished with two points and five assists, shooting 1 to 1 off the field.

While Friday was a final event, Bird and Torassi could still play against each other if their teams went through the playoffs. The Storm is still in good shape at 17-10, but Mercury 12-16 is in the bubble with eight games left after Friday.

UConn’s ex-husband wasn’t the only story on Friday. There was also the center of the storm Tina Charles Make it back to Mercury after parting ways And the Sign with the storm and former Arizona and former Mercury sniper Brian January Visit her old country.

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