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Pursuing Perfection: Brittney Griner

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Brittney Griner was the No. 1 pick in the April WNBA draft, and knew right away that she had a mentor in Phoenix. "I'm ready to get there and ready to learn from [Taurasi]," Griner said on draft night. "I got to play with her a little bit at USA Basketball. I'm ready to feed off her and give all I can."