But there is also the pandemic of police brutality. The rookie, over 27 appearances this season, is averaging 4.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.Turner has started nine of the last 11 games, coming off the bench during the Mercury's most recent contest.

WNBA Brianna Turner Mid-Game Interview, Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings, August 10, 2020 For more information, please subscribe for WNBA League Pass. September 18, 2019. It feels good to me that I'm being seen and heard by them.And maybe there are ways the WNBA could work more closely with law enforcement. Since the WNBA All-Rookie Team was created in 2005, Turner is the fifth player in Mercury history to be selected, joining Cappie Pondexter (2006), DeWanna Bonner (2009), Samantha Prahalis (2012) and Griner (2013). That might be just fine—she’s an above-average rebounder, especially on the offensive end and she’s fast enough to run the floor and get transition opportunities. 0.7. She has the skills to become a good player at the next level but fit and development will be critical. 3x ACC Def. College Stats in 2018-19 (as of Feb. 28, 2019): ... Turner is athletic, fast and a good finisher, but she probably won’t be able to get her own shot consistently in the WNBA. I need to be ready when the WNBA calls and our season starts, and I will be. Brianna Turner becomes the fifth Mercury player to be named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team since the honor was created in 2005, and the first Phoenix player to be named to the WNBA All-Rookie since Brittney Griner in 2013. I wasn't expecting to get a call to be on SportsCenter. Has appeared in 29 regular season games, earning a start in 12 of them.

It's not courageous to care about humanity. How can you witness what we've seen in the past week and not have anything to say? Turner’s ability to be productive and efficient in a supporting role might end up being the biggest thing she has going for her.The best-case scenario for Turner would be to fall to a good team that can afford to give her time to develop behind someone skilled but still be able to find minutes for her.

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Brianna Turner is an American women's professional basketball forward with the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association. Brianna Turner. Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Turner, who played for Notre Dame from 2014 to ’19, was named to the WNBA’s All-Rookie Team in 2019. by coaches. They should not fear for their lives when they get pulled over. STL. For the past week, it has been hard for me to think of anything but George Floyd, the protests and the national conversation that many of us are having, but some are avoiding. I don't feel courageous. "It's important for me to share my background. In five games played, Turner is averring 8.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per contest.The rookie appeared in 29 games, starting 12, and responded with fine first-year stat-line. For the past week, it has been hard for me to think of anything but George Floyd, the protests and the national conversation that many of us are having, but some are avoiding. Brianna Turner is an American professional basketball player who plays at the Center position for the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA.. On NBA 2K20, Brianna Turner has an Overall 2K Rating of 73 with a Build of a Mid-Range Finisher. It's very possible that has happened his whole life. It's hard to focus at times. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. I can't just take the day off. Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images. 0.5. The question will be if she can do enough on offense to lock down a role on a team.Turner is athletic, fast and a good finisher, but she probably won’t be able to get her own shot consistently in the WNBA. Turner’s bread and butter is her ability to affect shots around the rim and that’s the reason she’s almost certain to be picked in this year’s draft. For the past week, it has been hard for me to think of anything but George Floyd, the protests and the national conversation that many of us are having, but some are avoiding. Then again, that might be a good thing for Turner. ... DOB 7/5/1996. 4x All-ACC (consensus First Team/2015-17; Second Team by coaches/2019). Brianna Turner learned at Notre Dame, where she won the 2018 national championship before being drafted to the WNBA, how to use her platform to speak out, and as a …

I know some people might get overwhelmed by the reaction that Floyd's death has caused, because it's everywhere.

We're never going to be done talking about it until we see real change.Brianna Turner promotes accountability to eliminate police brutality (1:47) Turner managed double figures offensively in four games this season and wrapped up her rookie campaign averaging 6.5 points and 6.8 rebounds over her last 15 contests.It was the fourth time in double figures offensively for Turner since entering the starting lineup on Aug. 4, as the forward managed 10 points in the loss over 66.7 percent overall shooting while also adding six rebounds. 2020 9:36AM | Updated July 28. Turner joins Griner (2013), Samantha Prahalis (2012), DeWanna Bonner (2009) and Cappie Pondexter (2006) as the […] My father, Howard, worked 28 years for the Houston Police Department and is now a campus sergeant for a community college here in Houston. There will be teams picking in the second round who would be very excited to have her.Copyright 2020 NBA Media Ventures, LLC | Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved. It's relatable. 2020 9:39AM Cindy Boren, The Washington Post 4x ACC All-Def. Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images I wasn't looking for people to give me a like or a retweet. Named to the WNBA’s All-Rookie Team in 2019.