Mercury Travel Changes After Incident

A few years ago, an incident occurred involving Britney Griner at the airport.

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Incident with Britney Griner

The team is planning to change how they travel to road games following the incident.

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Phoenix Mercury's travel changes

Head coach Vanessa Nygaard mentioned taking different precautions to ensure the team's safety.

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Precautions for safety

Griner was approached by a YouTuber named Alex Stein who yelled at her about the "Merchant of Death.

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Encounter with a YouTuber

The Phoenix Mercury issued a statement addressing the incident that took place on Saturday morning.

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Mercury's statement

The WNBA assigned security to travel with Griner during road games to enhance her safety.

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WNBA's response

Despite these measures, the presence of hecklers indicates that more progress is needed for overall safety.

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Continued challenges


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Phoenix Mercury to Make Travel Adjustments After Britney Griner Incident