Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi made history on Aug. 3, when she became the first WNBA player to score 10,000 points.
The 2024 WNBA All-Star Game is headed to Phoenix, setting up as a home game for Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi and a sendoff to the U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team.
Phoenix Mercury star center Brittney Griner has spoken for the first time since the incident occurred at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport where she was harassed by YouTuber Alex Stein.
The Phoenix Mercury's center was chosen by fans, media and players Sunday for her ninth All-Star game. Last season all the players wore Griner No. 42 jerseys for the second half of the game that was played in Chicago.
The Mercury have gotten off to a rough start, dropping 10 of their first 12 games, including a 97-74 loss in Seattle on Saturday night.
The WNBA is working with Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury on travel options including charter flights going forward.
A day after Mercury center Brittney Griner was confronted by a “provocateur" at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, coaches and a handful of players suggested more charter flights could help prevent any future run-ins with outsiders.
The league said in a statement it was looking into the team’s run-in with a “social media figure” whose “actions were inappropriate and unfortunate.”
Dozens of fans from groups like Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety filled fan sections holding signs, and the jumbo screen projected facts about gun violence during timeouts.
Brittney Griner won the opening tip and ran to her familiar spot in the low post. There was nowhere else the ball was going to go on the Phoenix Mercury’s opening possession of the season — not after what Griner had gone through to get here.
Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner, who has been free from Russian detention since December 2022, opened her first WNBA season since her detention.
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Phoenix Mercury players traded layup lines for checkout lines Wednesday afternoon at Fry's for about an hour at 20th Street and Camelback Road. They were bagging groceries, shopping with families, and making drinks at Starbucks. This is an event the team has put on for a handful of years to give back to the community and interact with fans.
Brittney Griner returned to game action for the first time since a nearly 10-month detainment in Russia on drug-related charges ended with a prisoner swap in December.
Griner mostly kept a low profile since a nearly 10-month detainment in Russia on drug-related charges ended with a prisoner swap in December. Now that the WNBA season is just around the corner, the Mercury star has been front and center on the court and off it.
Brittney Griner returned to the spotlight at a news conference on Thursday, an event attended by roughly 200 people inside the lobby of the Footprint Center, home of the Phoenix Mercury and the NBA’s Phoenix Suns.
Griner was arrested last year at the airport in Moscow on drug-related charges and detained for nearly 10 months, much of that time in prison.
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The 6-foot-9 center last played for the Mercury in 2021 and helped the team reach the WNBA Finals. She averaged 20.5 points and 9.5 rebounds that season.
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