Brittney Griner: 1st Woman in the NBA?

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says that if she's the best player around, her gender won't stop him from drafting her. 

Brittney Griner (right) and Jordan Madden (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Brittney Griner, at 6 feet 8, was the NCAA’s leader in blocked shots and the second-leading scorer in women’s college basketball history when she finished her career at Baylor University.

It seems that if Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has anything to say about it, she might add another title to her athletic résumé: first woman to play in the NBA. Cuban told reporters on Tuesday that he’d consider drafting the accomplished athlete, saying that if Griner is the best player available, “I will take her.”

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