*The NBA may recruit its first girl every (not really, but it would be really interesting).
Mark Cuban told ESPN that he’d totally draft Brittney Griner because she’s just that good.
The Baylor women’s basketball beast, towering at a shocking 6-foot-8 stature, is a three-time All-American and Big 12 player. And she’s just getting started.
“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 never know unless you give somebody a chance, and it’s not like the likelihood of any late-50s draft pick has a good chance of making it.”
She could be NBA ready, y’all. Slamming records, Brittney finished her college career with an amazing 758 blocks, 18 dunks, and 3,283 points.
Um, yeah, she’s worthy of the cause. This stuff is way too easy for her.
While the rules are what they for the NBA, Mark is totally serious about her coming out to play with the fellas in the summer.
“She’d still have to make the team,” Cuban said. “I’m not going to carry her just to carry her. I don’t think, anyways. But I certainly wouldn’t be opposed to giving her the opportunity.”
Meanwhile, even though Brittney thinks she could hang, NBA analysts at ESPN aren’t convinced she can play competitively with the big boys: