"I think to some degree, motherhood changes you because responsibilities and priorities kind of shift in your life. But the Diana that people see on the court - the competitor, she's fierce, she's definitely got a lot of personality - I think everyone would be surprised that she definitely has a soft side, even though she doesn't show it a lot," Bird said. "That's all that you're seeing with her as a mom. It has always been there. Her friends know it, her family knows it. So it has been a natural fit for her to be a mother."
"They fit really nice, from that perspective for the athletes in the league it's going to feel really good, too," Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird told The Associated Press.