WNBA Seattle Storm are the 2018 WNBA Champions By Sue Favor - September 12, 2018 The Seattle Storm cruised to a 98-82 win over the Washington Mystics to claim the 2018 WNBA Championship – the third for the franchise. It was a long journey back for Sue Bird and the Storm. Breanna Stewart was the MVP, but Sue Bird was the heart and soul of the Storm. Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes motivates by love. Seattle reacts jubilantly at the news. The Mystics’ season ended with a loss, but maybe this is the beginning. Recognition: The WNBA announced all-first and second teams. WNBA coach news: Sun coach Curt Miller prepares for a busy offseason. USA Basketball news: The National Team has wrapped up domestic training. College player news: The NCAA has granted a medical hardship waiver to Duke’s Mikayla Boykin for last season, leaving her four years of eligibility left.