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All-Time UConn Greats Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi Open To Fifth Olympics

All-Time UConn Greats Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi Open To Fifth Olympics

The Rio Olympics seemed to be a fitting closure to the USA Basketball careers of Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.

The pair won their fourth straight Olympic gold medals and had one final run with their former UConn coach, Geno Auriemma. While neither said in Rio that they were officially retiring from the American team, it sure felt like they had put on those U.S. jerseys for the final time.

Now, nearly a year later, the duo has left the door open to continuing their U.S. careers.

"If we're both playing at a high level and feeling good and we're asked to represent our country it would be tough to say no," Bird said on Sunday...

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