Griner is a member of the United States women’s national basketball team, which participates internationally, including at the Olympic Games.
According to The Guardian, Griner is one of just 11 athletes in history to win NCAA, WNBA, EuroLeague, and Olympic gold medals.
Griner was one of three rookies on the team that competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
“My function is defense, and I am well aware of it. Keep them out of the paint, block shots, grab rebounds, and simply get deep on offense. It appeals to me since I am a big fan of defense “In August 2016, Griner spoke to AZ Central.
Griner helped the United States win gold at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 by scoring 30 points in the final versus Japan.
She set a new record for the most points scored in a gold medal game by a US women’s player.
According to the WNBA’s official website, Griner wears a men’s size 17 shoe and has an arm span of 222 cm (87.5 inches).
Griner’s stature and size were described as “nearly unrivaled in the women’s game” by Arizona-based newspaper AZ Central.
How Much Does Brittney Griner Make?
Brittney Griner has agreed to a three-year, $664,544 contract with the Phoenix Mercury, which includes a $221,515 average annual wage. Griner’s starting salary will be $227,900 in 2022.