Brittney Griner’s fate on Team USA’s minds at Women’s World Cup

Coach Cheryl Reeve admitted on Wednesday that the fate of ‘sweet soul’ Brittney Griner weighed heavily on her United States team at the Women’s Basketball World Cup in Sydney and said jersey number 15 of the imprisoned star would not be worn at the tournament.

Griner, who stood out when Team USA won gold at the Tokyo Olympics last year, would normally be with the team as they bid for a fourth consecutive title and 11th overall, at from Thursday against Belgium.

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