Sue Chook was visibly emotional final night time as she performed the ultimate recreation of her legendary WNBA profession … breaking down in tears on the courtroom as followers chanted, “Thank You, Sue!”
Chook was understandably overwhelmed with emotion … sharing one final second together with her teammates and followers at Local weather Pledge Area in Seattle following the Storm’s playoff recreation loss in opposition to the Aces.
Sue spoke to reporters after the sport … saying she felt unhappy about how the season and [playoff] recreation went, including that “general it simply feels form of bizarre.”
“I then suppose, because the feelings began to return to the floor, that is additionally what I do know deep down in that, that was my final recreation. So it was a mix of these two issues.”
Chook — a four-time champ and future Corridor of Fame level guard — introduced in June she was retiring on the finish of Seattle’s season, capping off a exceptional 19-year profession.
Since being chosen with the #1 general choose in 2002 from UCONN, Chook made 12 All-Star groups and holds the WNBA all-time document for assists.
41-year-old Chook admitted she’ll miss the sport that introduced her so many nice recollections, and mirrored on her legacy … saying she hopes she’s made everybody proud.
Steph Curry gave the legend her flowers in honor of her hanging up her sneakers for good in what was Chook’s closing send-off.
Sue completed with 8 factors and eight assists in 36 minutes of motion — and the Aces defeated the Storm, 97-92, to advance to the WNBA Finals.