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Emotions run high as women’s basketball icon Sue Bird plays final game
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Emotions run high as women’s basketball icon Sue Bird plays final game

Seattle — This time there were tears, on the court and in the stands: the finality of the situation finally hitting Sue Bird and the thousands who showed up hoping to see her career continue for at least 40 more minutes.Chelsea Gray was simply too good, sending the Las Vegas Aces to the WNBA Finals by beating the Seattle Storm 97-92 in Game 4 of their semifinal series Tuesday night. It brought an end to Bird's illustrious career. With it came thanks from fans, tears and one last walk off the court in the same spot where Bird's career began more than two decades ago. "Kinda weird. Definitely surreal. I think initially ... I felt sad about the season and the game. And I then think as the emotions started to come to the surface that was also wh...