That means Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will serve as captains.
The 15th WNBA All-Star Game will be held at Target Center in Minneapolis on July 28.
The former University of CT star has appeared in 10 of the 11 All-Star Games played since she was drafted with the No. 1 overall pick by Seattle in 2002.
"Seventeen years ago, if you told me I'd be setting a new record with 11 All-Star appearances, I would have called you insane", Bird said.
"The one pick I will give away is that she will be on my team", she said.
It's the sixth time in franchise history for the Lynx to have three or more players participating in the game.
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She rebounded from a pair of subpar performances in losses to Phoenix and CT as Minnesota also avenged an earlier loss to Indiana. Delle Donne is averaging 20.6 points, good for fourth in the league, and this is her fifth all-star selection. Phoenix's Diana Taurasi was selected to her ninth All-Star team. Head coaches could not vote for players on their own team.
As team captain, Delle Donne will be tasked with drafting a team in accordance with the game's new format. They were voted on by players, coaches, fans and media.
Elena Delle Donne was named a WNBA all-star and will captain one of the teams. The All-Star Game starters will be decided by the captains and coaches and announced at 7 p.m. ET July 27 on ESPN2 during a live telecast of the WNBA All-Star Welcome Reception.
Breanna Stewart scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jewell Loyd had 20 points, 10 boards and eight assists, and the league-leading Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 101-83 on Wednesday.
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