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Gallery: London Highlights

Aug. 14, 2012


Storm stars Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson both had eventful Olympics. Jackson, who begun the Games as Australia's flag bearer, set Olympic records for career scoring and rebounding and picked up her fourth medal - a bronze to go with the three silvers she had previously won. As a co-captain and starter, Bird provided timely scoring as the USA won its fifth consecutive gold medal and her third. Relive all the excitement from London with some of the best photos of Bird and Jackson.


Jackson leads her country's delegation into the Opening Ceremony as flag bearer.
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Bird calls a huddle with her USA teammates during the opening win over Croatia.
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Jackson shoots against Brazil as Suzy Batkovic watches from the post.
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On an off night, Jackson met Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at the Aquatics Center.
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From overhead, Bird takes a shot in traffic in the paint against Canada.
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Before the semifinal matchup with Australia, Bird runs out to the court with the lights at North Greenwich Arena dimmed.
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Jackson shoots over the alert American defense.
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Bird delivers a pass.
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After battling for a spot in the finals, Bird and Jackson embrace in the postgame handshake line.
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Former Storm teammate Suzy Batkovic and Jackson celebrate during the bronze-medal game.
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After the team huddles up, Jackson waves to the crowd as thanks for their support.
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Bird surveys the French defense in the final.
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The Opals show off their bronze medals.
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The USA takes the podium.
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After receiving their gold medals, USA players listen to the National Anthem.
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