Tag Archive | Brittney Griner

Defense stands Strong as Liberty defeat Mercury

In the Final Game of the three-game matchup between New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury. It is the Liberty ending their road trip out West with a win, 85-63. With the victory Head Coach Sandy Brondello tied with former head Liberty Coach Anne Donovan (2009–10) with the eighth most coaching wins in WNBA history.  In what was […]

Stars shine in Vegas as current players Put The W in The WNBA 

As Las Vegas rolled out the orange carpet the 2023 WNBA All -Star Game was jammed pack with some of the biggest stars in both sports and entertainment shining in a day filled with fun and festivities. As two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Kehlani lit up the stage with her halftime performance there were also a ton […]

New York Liberty Grind out 99-93 victory over Phoenix

Things were a little bit different in the second meeting between the New York Liberty (12-4) and the Phoenix Mercury (3-13) as two of the W’s greats in Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner were on the floor for the second meeting. With the new challenge the Liberty rose to the occasion and were able to […]

Washington Mystics return back to Washington D.C. to play host to Griner and Phoenix

There are going to be a ton of emotions within the Entertainment and Sports Arena on Friday night, as Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are in town. When it comes time for Griner, there is going to be a ton of love shown for the Center, as she has returned back to America from […]

Washington Mystics Center Shakira Austin Named to WNBA All-Rookie Team

Shakira Austin during one of the Washington Mystics practice session. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports The Women’s National Basketball Association announced recently that Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin has been named to the 2022 WNBA All-Rookie Team. She is the 6th Mystics player to be named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team and the first since Ariel Atkins (2018). The […]

Phoenix’ Brianna Turner Receives June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by State Farm

 Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Turner has been named the recipient of the June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for being an outspoken leader, activist and ally for women, those impacted by gun violence, and the LGBTQ+ community. In her position as a board member for Equality Texas, a group that aims […]

WNBA Update on Brittney Griner prior to the start of the 2022 Season

The WNBA recently announced plans to acknowledge the importance of Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner to the league.  During the 2022 season, which tips off on Friday, May 6, Griner’s initials and jersey number (42) will be featured along the sideline of all 12 WNBA courts.  “As we begin the 2022 season, we are keeping […]