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Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner is a decorated basketball player who plays for the WNBA and has also played in Russia's UMMC Yekaterinburg.

As of 2022, Griner was a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a seven-time all-star player.

Griner started her career early, and was named the nation's #1 high school women's player in 2009. That year she also began to play for the Phoenix Mercury All-American team. Griner then came out as lesbian publicly in 2013. She said she had previously been bullied for her sexuality.

In 2016 she won her first Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics. In 2021 she won a second gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

On May 8, 2015, Brittney Griner and fellow basketball star Glory Johnson married. The two divorced in June 2016 but had twins together.

Griner proposed to Cherelle Watson in 2018. The pair were later married.

The women were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.

April 23 2015 2:40 PM

The basketball star admits to not being a natural inside bridal shops.

1:46 PM

Brittney Griner, who is playing basketball in China, was attacked by a man with a knife this week.

November 05 2014 3:34 PM

WNBA All-Star power couple Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are getting married. Here are a few of their sweet moments together caught on camera.

August 20 2014 2:09 PM

ESPN has released its “Nine for IX” short film series, which includes a moving portrait of WNBA star Brittney Griner.

August 01 2014 3:40 PM

The Entertainers: One of the best basketball players in the game uses her platform to help kids feel confident about being different.

7:00 AM

The Phoenix Pride Parade boasted Brittney Griner as a Celebrity Grand Marshall.

June 08 2014 4:00 AM