Phoenix Mercury center and Nike athlete Brittney Griner will visit with fans in the Team Shop at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Wednesday, May 16 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Fans are invited to arrive at 5 p.m. for the opportunity to purchase new Phoenix Mercury gear released by Nike, the WNBA’s new apparel provider. Nike became the official apparel provider of the NBA and G-League for the 2017-18 seasons and takes over the WNBA this season.
Griner will greet fans beginning at 5:30 p.m., and the two-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year will also sign autographs for fans that purchase Nike apparel at the event on Wednesday.
The appearance will take place in the remodeled Team Shop at Talking Stick Resort Arena, which sports a fresh, modernized look and feel featuring reclaimed hardwood flooring, a comprehensive jersey lounge and more.
The refresh is part of a unique partnership with local apparel retailer, Just Sports, a division of Sports Venture, Inc. In addition to Just Sports managing the Team Shop at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the partnership includes extending exclusive Mercury branded merchandise throughout Just Sports’ five flagship Arizona locations.