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Brittney Griner had 'good' chance

Updated: May 15, 2012, 3:37 AM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Brittney Griner could have added an Olympic medal to her NCAA title.

The Baylor star's chances of making the U.S. team for this summer's London Olympics were "pretty good" before she withdrew from consideration last month, U.S. coach Geno Auriemma said Monday. Griner cited an unspecified family illness and her summer school schedule, and later broke her right wrist in a longboard accident.

"She's kind of unique. There aren't very many players in America -- or anywhere in ...

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