Champagne dreams. A locker room celebration. Three Burning Questions It's all here in "10 Cool Things." Get an behind the scenes look at WNBA Finals 2004 as it goes down in Connecticut and Seattle.
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-- By Rob Peterson, WNBA.com

Three Burning Questions with ... Storm Owner and Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz

Seattle is famous for its coffee. Quick, give us your morning coffee order!
"Double-short, non-fat latte, three-quarters full."

Which Seattle rock icon do you prefer, Jimi Hendrix or Kurt Cobain?
"Jimi Hendrix because he stood the test of time."

If you could have the WNBA Finals trophy for a day, like they let players do with the Stanley Cup, what would you do with it?
"I would take it around this city and show everyone that WNBA and the Seattle Storm is here to stay. And how proud we all are of this team and how the city has embraced this team. I think it's a turning point for the league here in Seattle and a turning point for our team."


Keyed Up Crowd

The third sell-out crowd of the WNBA Finals, a record, greeted both teams.
(Jeff Reinking/NBAE/Getty Images)


Sign Us Up

The fans showed their support for Finals MVP Betty Lennox.
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Three Burning Questions with ... WNBA President Val Ackerman

Seattle is famous for its coffee. Quick, give us your morning coffee order!
"Something mild. A mild blend."

Which Seattle rock icon do you prefer, Jimi Hendrix or Kurt Cobain?
"Jimi Hendrix, because I'm old school. Hendrix all the way."

If you could have the WNBA Finals trophy for a day, like they let players do with the Stanley Cup, what would you do with it?
(Laughs) "I would take it back to the office so our staff could enjoy it."


Net Gain

Storm coach Anne Donovan moments after making the last cut on the net.
(Jeff Reinking/NBAE/Getty Images)


Three Burning Questions with ... ESPN Analyst Doris Burke

Seattle is famous for its coffee. Quick, give us your morning coffee order!
"Black, lots of sugar."

Which Seattle rock icon do you prefer, Jimi Hendrix or Kurt Cobain?
"Kurt Cobain because of his powerful lyrics."

If you could have the WNBA Finals trophy for a day, like they let players do with the Stanley Cup, what would you do with it?
"If I was a player and I'd won it, I'd worship it!"


Champagne Dreams
Lauren Jackson let the bubbly fly after the Storm clinched the WNBA title.
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Three Burning Questions with ... ESPN Analyst Geno Auriemma

Seattle is famous for its coffee. Quick, give us your morning coffee order!
"Coffee with some Equal and some cream."

Which Seattle rock icon do you prefer, Jimi Hendrix or Kurt Cobain?
"Jimi Hendrix, 'cause I'm old."

If you could have the WNBA Finals trophy for a day, like they let players do with the Stanley Cup, what would you do with it?
"I'd let Nykesha have it because she's played in the league the longest without having it. Or I might let Rebecca Lobo or Jen Rizzotti hang out with it -- some of my players who played early on but never got a chance to play for a WNBA championship."


Posing with the Trophy

The Storm pose with the hardward everyone in the WNBA wants.
(Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)


A Final Shot
Lennox and Donovan celebrate the Storm title.
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