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Out Lesbian Player Brittney Griner Breaks WNBA Dunks Record in Her First Game: VIDEO


Brittney Griner, the top WNBA draft pick who came out of the closet in April, broke the WNBA's dunks record in her first game, NBC Sports reports:

The biggest name to hit the WNBA in years didn’t disappoint in her first game — she became the first WNBA player ever to dunk twice in one game (she is only third player in the league ever to dunk). Griner had 17 points and 3 rebounds in her debut.

Griner's team, the Phoenix Mercury, lost 102-80 to the Chicago Sky.

Watch Griner dunk, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Brittney is a great player and I'm glad she's on the Mercury's roster. Hopefully they'll play better as the season continues.

    Posted by: Josh | May 28, 2013 3:49:49 PM

  2. Congrats! great start :) You go chica!

    Posted by: Felix | May 28, 2013 4:31:50 PM

  3. But Elena Delle Donne had a better game overall.

    I know, Griner is my girl, but a dunk is still only worth two points.

    Posted by: Jerry | May 28, 2013 5:24:54 PM

  4. She's got game.

    Sometimes it's dirty game though. In the video clip, you can see her check another girl off her (that's a fowl). Also, in college, she punched a girl in the face. Sounds like she belongs in the NBA to me!

    Posted by: sean | May 28, 2013 5:50:37 PM

  5. @Josh:

    I think D was still in Russia until way late in the pre-season. With the addition of Griner, there's still some work needed to get everyone in sync, because Griner will change the rover defense that Phoenix had been running with D in the middle. They'll probably get it together in a couple of weeks.

    Posted by: Jerry | May 28, 2013 6:30:39 PM

  6. Will Brittney be the greatest woman's basketball player of all time? It is certainly possible....

    Posted by: TonyJazz | May 28, 2013 6:59:59 PM

  7. Only six comments?

    Posted by: Zeta | May 28, 2013 9:03:10 PM

  8. @sean
    What type of "fowl" would that constitute? A chicken, duck, or a pea fowl?

    Posted by: ***** | May 28, 2013 9:45:41 PM

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