“I’m proud of everything we’ve accomplished here. Of course I’m sad, but there’s happiness too, to be able to have a moment like that with the fans, to have them chant the way they did,” Bird told ESPN. “I know the tears don’t look like happy tears, but there’s a lot of happiness


Las Vegas awaits the winner of Chicago vs Connecticut, who play game 5 Thursday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2.