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USA Basketball suspends Brittney Griner

USA Basketball has suspended Brittney Griner, per multiple reports.

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Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has been suspended by USA Basketball stemming from her domestic violence arrest, according to multiple reports.

Here is a portion of a report from NBC Sports:

“USA Basketball does not condone violence of any sort,” USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley said. “Brittney accepted responsibility for her actions and has been complying with the court order to attend domestic violence counseling and has served a seven-game suspension in the WNBA.

“USA Basketball has conducted extensive interviews with everyone involved, and because Brittney has continued to show remorse and has dealt with this issue head-on, USA Basketball believes that the discipline it is imposing on Brittney is appropriate and fair.”

In April, Griner and then-fiance' Glory Johnson was arrested for a domestic violence dispute.

Here is our storystream on this entire matter.