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Griner would flourish in her rookie season, being named a WNBA all-star and would be a dominant defensive force in the league, averaging 3. On June 29, , Griner had set a WNBA record with 11 blocks in a regular season game win against the Tulsa Shock , along with 21 points and 8 rebounds.

Griner shooting a free throw in In the season, despite missing the first seven games due to a suspension stemming from her domestic violence case, Griner would have the most prolific defensive season in WNBA history, averaging a career high and WNBA record 4. Although the Mercury were playing without their all-star guard Diana Taurasi who sat out the season to play overseas , the Mercury still made it to the playoffs.

In the playoffs, Griner set a WNBA playoff record with 11 blocks along with 18 points and 8 rebounds in a game 1 victory against the Tulsa Shock, whom she also had 11 blocks against in a regular season game the year before.

In the season, with the return of Diana Taurasi, the Mercury had a more successful playoff run. En route to the playoffs, Griner averaged During the season, Griner had recorded the sixth triple-double in WNBA history in a win against the Atlanta Dream where she had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks. The Mercury upset the Fever in the first round elimination game, as Griner had 18 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks.

In the second round elimination game, the Mercury defeated the number 3 seeded New York Liberty , Griner had 22 points 10 rebounds and 4 blocks in the win. The Mercury advanced to the semifinals the last round before the WNBA finals against the championship defending Minnesota Lynx in a best-of-5 series but would get swept 30.

Griner and the Mercury guarding Seimone Augustus of the Minnesota Lynx in On March 12, , Griner re-signed with the Mercury to a multi-year deal once her rookie contract expired. On June 7, , Griner scored a career-high 38 points along with 9 rebounds in a 9890 overtime win against the Indiana Fever.

The Mercury would finish with an 1816 record as the number 5 seed. In the first round elimination game, the Mercury defeated the Seattle Storm 7969, advancing to the second round.

Griner scored 23 points along with 11 rebounds and 3 blocks in the win. In the second round elimination game, the Mercury defeated the Connecticut Sun 8883 and advanced to the semi-finals. Griner scored 26 points along with 9 rebounds in the win. In the semi-finals, the Mercury were eliminated by the Los Angeles Sparks in a 3-game sweep.

In , Griner played all 34 games for the third time in her career. On August 18, , Griner scored a season-high 33 points along with 18 rebounds and 7 blocks in a victory over the Atlanta Dream.

Griner also led the league in blocks for the sixth consecutive year. The Mercury finished off the season with the number 5 seed in the league.

In the first round elimination game, the Mercury defeated the Dallas Wings Griner scored 17 points in the win. In the second round elimination game, the Mercury defeated the Connecticut Sun , advacing to the semi-finals for the third year in a row, they would face off against the Seattle Storm.

Down , the Mercury came back to tie up the series In game 5, the Mercury lost , ending their season. National Team as part of its European training tour.

Griner was the only college player in the group. Griner decided in April not to participate in the Olympics due to family illness and her school schedule. She was the winner of the Honda Sports Award for basketball [52] and the overall Honda-Broderick Cup winner for all sports. The award is given by the U. Just being picked on for being different. Just being bigger, my sexuality, everything". She said she is very passionate about working with children in order to bring attention to the issue of bullying , particularly against LGBT people.

Both had sustained minor injuries. Griner was also required to complete 26 weeks of domestic violence counseling. The following day, Griner filed for an annulment of the marriage citing fraud and duress.


Jul 20, After being a standout basketball player at UConn and spending 15 years in the WNBA, Sue Bird is ready to let the world in on her secret. When Elena Delle Donne arrived in Washington in , she immediately changed the expectations for the franchise. Coming off a win season, the addition of the WNBA MVP (along with veteran.

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