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No. 2 Brittney Griner

Updated: October 15, 2014, 2:16 PM ET
By Kate Fagan | espnW.com

This past spring, just a few days after she was chosen as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft, former Baylor University star Brittney Griner acknowledged she is gay, becoming the first major athlete to do so publicly upon turning pro.

The 6-foot-8 center had already made an undeniable impression on the court, where she set the NCAA career record (women or men) with 748 blocked shots, while also becoming the second-leading scorer in women's Division I history (3,283 points). ...

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