WNBA to honor Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner with floor decal on all home courts, source says

PHOENIX — The WNBA plans on honoring Phoenix Mercury middle Brittney Griner this season with a floor decal, a source informed ESPN on Monday.

The decal will function Griner’s initials alongside with her quantity, No. 42, and can seem on the home courtroom of all 12 groups.

The league plans on saying the tribute to Griner within the coming days.

Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17, after customs officers mentioned they discovered cannabis oil in her baggage at an airport close to Moscow.

Griner is coming off an MVP-caliber season through which she ranked second within the WNBA in scoring, sixth in rebounds, first in blocks, first in subject targets made and third in subject purpose share whereas main the Mercury to the WNBA Finals, the place they misplaced to the Chicago Sky.

Phoenix begins its season at home Friday evening towards the Las Vegas Aces.

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