Brittney Griner has won three gold medals and compiled a 34-2 record in a USA Basketball jersey.
Brittney Griner (left) is one of 11 players who have earned an Olympic gold medal, a FIBA World Cup gold medal, a WNBA title and an NCAA title. She is pictured here with Diana Taurasi, who also is one of those 11 to win all four titles.
Brittney Griner first participated with USA Basketball at the spring 2011 USA National Team training camp in Las Vegas.
Brittney Griner was the only collegiate player to participate in the 2011 USA National Team’s European Tour. She averaged 12.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game while playing alongside and against professional veterans as the U.S. posted a 3-2 record.
Brittney Griner was a member of the USA team that compiled a perfect 6-0 record en route to claiming gold at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Istanbul, which qualified the U.S. for the 2016 Olympic Games.
At the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Brittney Griner averaged 12.3 points and 6.2 rebounds per game to go with a team-high and tournament second-best 2.0 blocks per game. She shot a tournament-leading 66.7% from the field and was named to the five-member all-tournament team.
Brittney Griner competed on the USA National Team during its 2015 European Tour. She started in two of three games played and averaged a team third-best 12.7 points per game as the USA posted a 4-0 record.
Playing in her first Olympic Games in 2016, Brittney Griner started in all eight U.S. wins in Rio de Janeiro, where she contributed 9.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game.
Brittney Griner participated in the USA National Team’s 2018 winter training camp in Columbia, South Carolina, and she helped the USA to three exhibition wins prior to the 2018 FIBA World Cup.
Starting in three of the four games in which she played and averaging 12.8 points per game, Brittney Griner helped the USA to the 2018 FIBA World Cup gold medal and a perfect 6-0 slate.
Brittney Griner was the Player of the Game in the USA’s 73-56 gold medal victory over Australia at the 2018 FIBA World Cup. Griner posted 15 points and helped hold Liz Cambage, who came into the matchup leading the World Cup with 27.2 points per game, to just seven points.
Brittney Griner joined the USA squad for its three victories in the 2020 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia. She averaged 15.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
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