Brittney Yevette Griner (born October 18, 1990) is an American.
professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National.
Basketball Association. She played college basketball for the Baylor Lady.
Bears in Waco Texas. She is the only NCAA basketball player to both.
score 2,000 points and block 500 shots.In 2012, the three-time.
All-American was named the AP Player of the Year and the Most Outstanding.
Player of the Final Four In 2009, Griner was named the nation's No.
1 high school women's basketball player by Rivals.com. She was selected to the.
2009 Phoenix Mercury All-American basketball team.In 2012,
she received the Best Female Athlete ESPY Award. In 2013,
Griner signed an endorsement deal with Nike Standing 6 ft 9 in tall,
Griner wears a men's US size 17 shoe and has an arm span of 87.5 in 222.
Griner was on the United States women's Olympic team in 2016,
Star Spangled Banner and stated she wouldn't be on the court while the.
national anthem was played during game openers.In 2021,
Griner was named to the United States women's national team for the,
2020 Olympics, where she won her second gold medal.
Griner is one of 11 women to receive an Olympic gold medal,
NCAA championship, FIBA World Cup gold medal WNBA championship.