On October 6th, 2020 the Seattle Storm was crowned the 2020 WNBA Champions. After a difficult season, the Seattle Storm were able to be triumphant and win a championship during such a trying time. The WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert did a great job protecting all of the individuals that were involved in the WNBA season. The entire season showed the success of living in the bubble society. For players, coaches, doctors, trainer’s, analysts, staff and etc., to be able to separate themselves from the world and stay healthy was phenomenal. This showed a job well done by Commissioner Engelbert. The Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 92 to 59.
Las Vegas Aces
The Las Vegas Aces played a tough series against the Storm. Game three was very challenging for the Aces. The last game was a blowout, however, the Aces still brought heart to the game. The leading ladies for the Aces are the following; A’Ja Wilson, Carolyn Swords, and Jackie Young. A’ja Wilson led her team in points scored and assists. Wilson played for 32 minutes. Within those 32 minutes, she scored 18 points and had four assists. Carolyn Swords led the Aces in rebounds. Swords played for 25 minutes and within that time she had 10 rebounds. Jackie Young was the second leader in points scored. Young played for 26 minutes and within that time, she scored 11 points.
The Seattle Storm had a fantastic 2020 season. Superstar Sue Bird has been with the Storm for a long time. Bird has been with the Storm since 2002. She has been a part of four WNBA Championships with the Storm. The leading ladies for the Storm are the following; Jewell Loyd, Breanna Stewart, and Sue Bird. Breanna Stewart led the Storm in points scored. Stewart played for 25 minutes and within those 25 minutes, she scored 26 points. Jewell Loyd led the Storm in rebounds. Loyd played for 30 minutes and within that time, she had 9 rebounds. Sue Bird led the team in assists. Bird played for 22 minutes and within those 22 minutes, she had seven assists.
This WNBA Finals was a sweep and it was not expected. After the Storm beat the Aces in three games and ended the 2020 season, what’s next? Fans and analysts were happy to have a fulfilled season, however, they are also upset that the season has officially came to the end. The WNBA will be back. The future looks bright for the sports world, especially after how well this season went.