The Phoenix Mercury have waited weeks to make official who they would pick #1 overall in the 2013 WNBA Draft. It comes to no surprise that they selected Baylor standout Brittney Griner.
Griner dominated women’s college basketball so much that rumors of her being selected in June’s NBA Draft have been loud.
Griner could still be drafted by a team, but she made it clear that she wants to play in the WNBA.
In what many experts slated to be a top-heavy draft, Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne was selected #2 by the Chicago Sky and Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins was picked next by the Tulsa Shock.
It was the top-three and then everybody else in this draft. If you’re not familiar with Delle Donne or Diggins, we’ve added a few pictures to help you get to know this beautiful & talented ladies. Continue reading
Ever since Baylor’s Brittney Griner began dominating women’s college basketball, there’s been talk about the possibility of a team giving her a shot to play in the NBA. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban make it known that he’s keeping an eye on her.
When Cuban was asked about Griner’s NBA Draft stock before the Mavericks game against the Lakers Tuesday night, he said, “If she is the best on the board, I will take her.” If Dallas doesn’t use a second-round pick on her, Cuban said he would have “no problem whatsoever” inviting Griner to try out for a spot on Dallas’ summer league team.
If given the opportunity to play against NBA talent, how do you think the 6’8 Griner would stack up? Continue reading