Sue Bird played with the Huskies from 1998 to 2001, where she won two national championships.
During her senior year at UConn, Bird helped lead the team to an undefeated season.
After UConn, Bird was selected with the first overall pick of the 2002 WNBA Draft by the Seattle Storm.
Bird has won two WNBA Championships with the Storm.
This isn't Bird's first Olympics: she's a three-time gold medalist from the Athens, Beijing and London games.
Team USA says Bird is the most decorated FIBA World Championship/World Cup athlete in history, male or female.