Search Results for: Kelsey Griffin

Griffin set on making Aussie Olympic team, won’t play in WNBA

The greatest women’s basketball player from Alaska is getting closer to becoming an Olympian – it just won’t be with Uncle Sam. Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin is an Australian naturalized citizen and has become one of the most dominating players in the country’s premier women’s league with the Bendigo Spirit. The 28-year-old all-star forward is… Read more »

Griffin named Australian WNBL player of the week

A monster double-double helped Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River earn player-of-the-week honors in the Australian Women’s Basketball League. The 28-year-old forward sank 7-of-14 shots from the field en route to scoring 20 points. The 6-foot-2 also grabbed 14 rebounds as the Bendigo Spirit beat Canberra 78-68. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, ranks third in the… Read more »

Griffin is making early case for MVP in Australia

It’s still early, but Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River is making a strong case for MVP of Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League. Through 11 games she is the only player in the league to accumulate at least 175 points, 100 rebounds, 25 assists, 25 steals and 10 blocked shots. Griffin, of Chugiak High fame, leads… Read more »

Hip injury was blessing in disguise for Griffin

The hip injury that took her WNBA season actually gave Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin a chance to gain perspective. Three months away from the rigors of professional basketball allowed the 28-year-old to rest her body, mind and spirit. It was like a summer vacation. She got married. She visited Niagara Falls in New York for… Read more »

Griffin undergoes successful hip surgery, season in jeopardy

The greatest women’s basketball player to come out of Alaska won’t be dancing any time soon. She won’t be playing hoops either. Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin of the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun underwent a successful operation on her left hip yesterday and could miss the 2015 season. The 27-year-old played in the preseason opener against Indiana… Read more »