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ONE OF A KIND: USA TODAY's Scott Gleeson wrote Mercury C Brittney Griner's "formula of openness gives the league, in many ways still seeking an identity with the American public, a star who's highly unpredictable yet uniquely marketable." Mercury Owner Robert Sarver said, "I think you're seeing more guys who are basketball fans purchasing tickets and watching WNBA games because of Brittney." Former WNBA President Val Ackerman said, "She's certainly a once-in-a-generation type of player, and she has the opportunity to elevate the visibility of the WNBA in a completely new way" (USATODAY.com, 6/17).