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LA Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike Pays Tribute to Britney Griner Ahead of Tonight’s Game

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It’s going to be a crazy season for Mercury’s Center Britney Griner as a lot of people have been praising her going into opening night of the WNBA season.

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Before opening tip-off between the Mercury and Sparks. Nneka Oguwmike paid tribute to Griner as she showed up in her jersey to welcome back the star Center.

Griner missed all of last season facing jail time in Russia for having Marijuana substance on her.

It started a national discussion about the Justice system and how things should be different when it comes to fair punishment even in other countries.

Now that she’s back, WNBA players across the league are paying support towards her and welcoming her back with open arms ahead of tonight’s game.

Phoenix Mercury sign Brittney Griner to a one-year deal

It’s halftime now between the Mercury and Sparks as the sparks have a 13 point lead. Let’s see if the Mercury can turn things around.

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