Why Brittney Griner and Other W.N.B.A. Stars Play Overseas

March 5, 2022

Competing for international teams during the W.N.B.A.’s off-season is common for players. Why play overseas? For one, it gives them the chance to earn extra money. Depending on which country, leagues and teams, players can make several hundred thousand dollars and even more than $1 million. Another reason is playing time, which is a key incentive for many players.   New York Times (paywall)