Even as green and gold confetti flew and champagne bottles were uncorked, the Seattle Storm continued to “Say Her Name” as the WNBA has done all season.
Storm forward Alysha Clark spent much of her post-game video call with media talking about “the reason for the season” in working for social justice from the “wubble.” She dedicated the Storm’s 2020 championship to the Black girls and women around the country, adding she hopes they feel “just as victorious as I do.”
Clark dedicates 2020 championship to Black women
Clark was asked how the 2020 title compares to the Storm’s 2018 championship run, which had most of the same roster but was won under very different circumstances. The WNBA played its 24th season this year in a bubble environment at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
And it tipped off amid a national reckoning with racial relations and