A look at the Storm's seven seasons in Seattle
June 7, 1999: Seattle is one of four WNBA expansion teams for 2000.
July 22, 1999: Lin Dunn is named coach and GM.
Jan. 6, 2000: The Storm is announced as the franchise name.
May 31, 2000: Storm loses its opener at Sacramento, 76-60.
June 1, 2000: Storm falls in its home opener to Houston, 77-47 in front of 10,840 at KeyArena.
June 9, 2000: After starting 0-4, the Storm gets its first victory at Charlotte, 67-62.
2000: Seattle finishes its first season 6-26.
April 20, 2001: The Storm makes Lauren Jackson, a 6-foot-5 Australian, the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA draft.
2001: Storm finishes its second season 10-22.
April 19, 2002: UConn guard Sue Bird is drafted No. 1 overall.
2002: Storm finishes 17-15, making the playoffs for the first time. It loses to Los Angeles in two games.
Dec. 18, 2002: Anne Donovan is named coach, replacing Lin Dunn.
2003: The team finishes 18-16, and Jackson is named WNBA MVP.
2004: The Storm finishes 20-14, and beats Connecticut in the WNBA Finals, Seattle's first professional sports championship since 1979. Betty Lennox is named Finals MVP.
2005: The Storm again finishes 20-14 and makes the playoffs before falling to the Houston Comets in the conference semifinals.
June 12, 2006: Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson are named to the WNBA's All-Decade team.
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