Former Huskies Bird, Taurasi, Stewart highlights US women’s world cup roster

Former Huskies Bird, Taurasi, Stewart highlights US women’s world cup roster

Former Huskies Bird, Taurasi, Stewart highlights US women’s world cup roster

After being named the WNBA rookie of the year, Wilson has earned a spot on USA Basketball Women's World Cup team and will be one of 12 players joining USC head coach Dawn Staley in Tenerife, Spain from September 22-30.

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) - Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the USA win a third straight FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.

Sue Bird is on the American squad for a record fifth time and can get an unprecedented fourth gold medal.

In 2014, the most recent World Cup, the USA took the gold medal, while Spain captured silver and Australia won bronze. The trio helped the Storm win the WNBA championship last week sweeping the Washington Mystics. "We're going to get them now versus they wouldn't have gotten here until maybe a day or two or three later, but to get them here yesterday in time to get a little practice in and play against a competitive team like Australia this morning really helps a great deal".

Olympic gold medalists include Bird (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), Charles (2012, 2016), Delle Donne (2016), Griner (2016), Stewart (2016) and Taurasi (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016). The 37-year-old Bird will become the first USA player to compete at five World Cups (the event was previously called the FIBA World Championship for Women).

"We have great experience", said Staley, herself a three-time Olympic and two-time World Cup champion as a player. We'll watch what we do with her. We could have easily brought 15 players, but the roster has to be cut down to 12.

Following Saturday's game against Senegal, the US will continue play in Group D against China at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday and finish preliminary play against Latvia at 1 p.m. ET on Monday. In 2014, the most recent World Cup, the USA took the gold medal, while Spain captured silver and Australia won bronze.

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"We'll get a good birds-eye view of what that team looks like in the next few days, and I would say within 48 hours we should know, and we should have our roster locked in". "Players that can play multiple positions".

"All the players, from when we started out in Columbia, South Carolina, to going all the way to D.C., and then taking 11 players from D.C.to here, they've all sacrificed. When you have that variety, it helps you in the tournament". A'ja Wilson, Kelsey Plum, Morgan Tuck and Layshia Clarendon are all making their first appearances in the tournament.

"I don't want to put a whole lot of pressure on Sue at this stage". She's a four-time Olympic gold medalist, winning it every cycle since 2004. At times we don't have to utilize her in that way. "We need the next point guard to get some experience".

"I'm extremely happy for A'ja".

Stewart helped Team USA to a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, while Loyd is making her first appearance with the USA national team in an worldwide competition.

The players combine for 23 Olympic and World Cup gold medals with an overall 669-39 (.945) record in USA Basketball games played. "I'm looking forward to working with her in this capacity, but we will always be representing the Garnet and Black".

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