Preview: U.S. Women take on China; Storm gets ready for 2012

May 10, 2012

The U.S. Women’s National Basketball team will play a special exhibition game on Saturday night at KeyArena in Seattle against the Chinese Women’s National basketball team. Current Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird and former Storm player Swin Cash will play for the U.S. team.

The women from China are the champions of Asia, and the team is using its visit to Seattle as a tune-up for the London Summer Olympics. Northwest Asian Weekly reports the visit will be a rare opportunity for basketball fans to see the team from China.

KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel will talk about the significance of the game tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Art will also discuss Seattle Storm training camp and the team's activity in the recent draft. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.