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Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) walks to the bench after getting a cut above her eye during the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Chicago Sky, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner eyes the basket as San Antonio Stars forward Sophia Young-Malcolm defends during the first half of a WNBA basketball game at the US Airways Center in Phoenix on Friday, May 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Wallace) MESA OUT MARICOPA COUNTY OUT MAGS OUT NO SALES

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FILE - In this June 29, 2013 file photo, Connecticut Sun's Kalana Greene, left, and Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner eye a rebound during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. It’s the first league to design such a campaign. Griner, who is one of a handful of WNBA athletes who have publicly identified themselves as lesbian, was happy the league was embracing the community. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

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FILE - In this June 19, 2013 file photo, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner shoots against the Minnesota Lynx during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Phoenix. The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. It’s the first league to design such a campaign. Griner, who is one of a handful of WNBA athletes who have publicly identified themselves as lesbian, was happy the league was embracing the community. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE - In this April 20, 2013 file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner, the No. 1 overall pick the WNBA draft, speaks during a news conference in Phoenix. The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. It’s the first league to design such a campaign. Griner, who is one of a handful of WNBA athletes who have publicly identified themselves as lesbian, was happy the league was embracing the community. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE - In this April 17, 2013, file photo, top WNBA draft picks, from left, Norte Dame's Skylar Diggins, Delaware's Elena Delle Donne and Baylor's Brittney Griner pose following an interview at The Associated Press in New York. Griner's busy WNBA offseason included competing in China, her first vacation in Miami and courtside seats to watch favorite player LeBron James. The slam-dunking Griner can add published author to her list of achievements with "In My Skin," which chronicles her love of basketball and struggles with bullying, sexuality and family acceptance. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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FILE - In this May 27, 2013, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner hangs on the rim after making a two-handed dunk against the Chicago Sky in the second half during a WNBA basketball game in Phoenix. Griner's busy WNBA offseason included competing in China, her first vacation in Miami and courtside seats to watch favorite player LeBron James. The slam-dunking Griner can add published author to her list of achievements with "In My Skin," which chronicles her love of basketball and struggles with bullying, sexuality and family acceptance. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - In this March 26, 2013, file photo, Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey embraces Brittney Griner (42) as Griner leaves the game late in the second half of a second-round game against Florida State in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in Waco, Texas. Griner's busy WNBA offseason included competing in China, her first vacation in Miami and courtside seats to watch favorite player LeBron James. The slam-dunking Griner can add published author to her list of achievements with "In My Skin," which chronicles her love of basketball and struggles with bullying, sexuality and family acceptance. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

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FILE - In this June 2, 2013, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner in action against the Seattle Storm in the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Seattle. Griner's busy WNBA offseason included competing in China, her first vacation in Miami and courtside seats to watch favorite player LeBron James. The slam-dunking Griner can add published author to her list of achievements with "In My Skin," which chronicles her love of basketball and struggles with bullying, sexuality and family acceptance. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)