Basketball legend Sue Chook has continued to make historical past by reaching her 900th profession three-pointer.
The Seattle Storm participant managed the feat throughout yesterday’s sport towards Atlanta Dream. Her crew went on to triumph 95-71.
Chook grew to become the third participant in WNBA historical past to attain 900 profession three-pointers, becoming a member of Katie Smith and Diana Taurasi.
Smith performed for a variety of groups, together with Minnesota Lynx, Seattle Storm and New York Liberty. She is now the lead assistant coach of the latter aspect. Taurasi remains to be enjoying, plying her commerce for Phoenix Mercury.
Posting in regards to the achievement on Twitter, Chook wrote: “Not unhealthy firm (took me lengthy sufficient tho).” Quite a few followers have responded to a clip of Chook’s 900th three-pointer, calling her the best of all time.
At 40-years-old, Chook is the oldest participant within the WNBA this season, however she reveals no indicators of slowing down. The four-time WNBA champion is at the moment within the high 5 for assists throughout this marketing campaign up to now.
Chook can be no stranger to breaking data. In her 17 seasons, she has performed 16,430 regular-season minutes and 519 video games — each WNBA data. The veteran additionally holds the league file for assists – 2,888, practically 300 greater than earlier holder Ticha Penicheiro.
Regardless of being the oldest participant within the WNBA, Chook has no plans for retirement. She is about to play for the US on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this summer time, and recently told Sportsnet: “I’m going to play so long as I can.”