Sue Bird came out as gay to ESPNW Thursday, and also said she is dating U.S soccer star Megan Rapinoe.
In a lengthy interview, the Seattle Storm forward said she never hid her sexuality, but also said she never felt the need to broadcast it to the entire world.
“I’m gay. Megan’s my girlfriend. … These aren’t secrets to people who know me,” Bird said. “I don’t feel like I’ve not lived my life. I think people have this assumption that if you’re not talking about it, you must be hiding it, like it’s this secret. That was never the case for me.”
Bird, 36, is the oldest active WNBA player. She has spent 15 years in the league, where she has been an All-Star 10 times and has won two titles. Despite being one of the most prominent women in the league, she said she has always been shy when it comes to her personal life.
Thomas and Crowder led the way for Boston on the offensive end as well. Thomas dropped 31 points and dished five assists, while Crowder had 17 points at 10 rebounds.
Thomas was engaged all night long in a classic point US Cheap Jerseys US Cheap Jerseysguard duel with Kyrie Irving, who dazzled with 28 points of his own.
Deron Williams scored four points in 24 minutes in his first game for the Cavaliers since being acquired this week.
The playoff-type atmosphere at TD Garden was exemplified by the sports luminaries sitting courtside. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was there, and so was Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who was paid a visit by James in the fourth quarter
James said of the encounter, “I definitely slowed up because Victor Cruz Cheap Jerseys I knew it was him. I’m not taking no legend out.”
This was the third meeting of the season between Boston and Cleveland, with the Cavs winning the first two. Note that Kevin Love, who had 56 points and 23 rebounds between those two Cavaliers wins, is still sidelined, but he and J.R. Smith are both expected to return soon for Cleveland.