Two-time Olympic basketball gold medallist Brittney Griner was not component of the Phoenix Metro Mercury team that shed to Chicago Skies on Sunday 30 July. She will certainly additionally not include in the team for their following video game on Tuesday (1 August), when they encounter the Indiana High Temperature
The Phoenix metro Mercury have actually introduced that Griner has actually relaxed to concentrate on her psychological wellness.
“The Mercury fully support Brittney and we will continue to work together on a timeline for her return,” the group claimed in a declaration.
The basketball celebrity has actually played 20 out 24 video games given that her go back to the WNBA. The 32-year-old Griner was apprehended in a Russian jail for nearly 10 months in between February as well as December in 2015 on medicine costs, after customized authorities discovered cartridges having much less than a gram of clinically suggested hash oil.
Griner has actually balanced 18.2 factors, 6.7 rebounds, as well as 1.7 blocks per video game this period. Last month, her efficiencies were granted with her nine WNBA All-Star choice.