Sue Bird receives hero’s farewell during final game in New York

You could have called the row courtside at Barclays Center Sunday morning Bird Alley. 

Sitting there was the family and friends of WNBA and Seattle Storm superstar Sue Bird,  

who had announced earlier in the week that this year would be her final one. 

That meant Sunday’s homecoming for Bird,

who grew up in Syosset and attended Christ the King in Queens

took on extra special meaning for her and those who have seen her blossom into a basketball great.

. She told reporters that she needed “somewhere north of 100”