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Double Double for Brittney Griner in Home Opener

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Brittney Griner had an amazing game in her debut at home in front of Phoenix fans. She came out aggressive and set the tone for the night, and Phoenix played through her beautifully.

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It has been 585 days since Griner took the floor in front of the Phoenix faithful at the footprint arena.

Griner made this game one to remember stats wise as well, dropping 27 points with 10 rebounds and 4 blocks on 9-12 shooting.

Unfortunately, the Mercury did not have enough at the end to win the game. Making their record so far through the first weekend of the season 0-2.

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

The Phoenix Mercury will stay home for the next two weeks, and host a game on May 25th against Minnesota Lynx and on June 2nd they will host the LA Sparks.

The Sparks is who gave Phoenix their first loss of the season on Friday.

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Rowan Donaghey is a Sports and Betting insider, and breaking news reporter for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on twitter via @RowanDonaghey

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