Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm sit atop AP WNBA power poll

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FILE – This Sept. 4, 2018, file photo shows Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird, left, and Breanna Stewart embracing after the Storm defeated the Phoenix Mercury 94-84 during Game 5 of a WNBA basketball playoff semifinal, in Seattle. With Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird back, the Seattle Storm are healthy to begin the season and sit atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll. The Storm were the unanimous choice receiving all 16 first-place votes from the national media panel Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Storm are healthy with Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird back to begin the season and sit atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll.

The Storm were the unanimous choice receiving all 16 first-place votes from the national media panel Tuesday.

It’s the first time that Seattle has been No. 1 in the preseason since the AP has been doing the poll.

Stewart also was selected as the preseason player of the year and New York’s No. 1 pick Sabrina Ionescu was chosen as the preseason rookie of the year.

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