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Report: Sue Bird to re-sign with Seattle Storm

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Unrestricted free Sue Bird is staying put. 

A day before WNBA players can officially sign with teams, news surfaced that the 18-year veteran will re-sign with the Seattle Storm. 

The future Hall-of-Famer will return to the place she’s spent her entire career

An 11-time All-Star, Bird has won four WNBA titles, including this past season, as well as four Olympic gold medals.

Bird, who is now 40, was the No. 1 pick in 2002 WNBA Draft. 

In 519 games, Bird averages 12.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists. Bird, 40, was the No. 1 pick in 2002 draft out of Connecticut. Bird has played in more games than any WNBA player... ever.

She holds a WNBA record 2888 career assists and currently sits 8th all-time in points scored at 6262, one point behind Lisa Leslie. 

Bird is coming off of a one year, $215,000 contract with the Seattle Storm.

Details of her new contract are not immediately known.