Could Baylor center, Brittney Griner, make it in the NBA? Mark Cuban thinks so. The college senior is a lock to be the first pick in this year’s WNBA’s draft and is the only NCAA basketball player to ever score 2,000 points and block 500 shots, breaking the NCAA record for men and women with 748 career blocks. She’s also had some notable in-game dunks, but could she survive in the NBA?
According to Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas:
Cuban said he would consider selecting Griner, a 6-foot-8 three-time All-American and Big 12 player of the year, in the second round of the NBA draft. If the Mavs don’t draft her, Cuban said he would have “no problem whatsoever” inviting Griner to try out for a spot on Dallas’ summer league team.
“If she is the best on the board, I will take her,” Cuban said before the Mavs’ Tuesday night game against the Los Angeles Lakers. “I’ve thought about it. I’ve thought about it already. Would I do it? Right now, I’d lean toward yes, just to see if she can do it. You n