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Griner’s ordeal in Russia weighs on minds of teammates

PHOENIX (AP) — While the practice facility for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury was filled with laughter and the echoes of bouncing basketballs during the team's preseason workout, there was no denying the presence and spirit of 6-foot-9 center Brittney Griner was missing. “I definitely wake up in the middle of the night sometimes, worrying about BG,” first-year Mercury coach Vanessa […]

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