Members of the Fastbreakers Nebraska Women's Basketball Booster Club planned a bus trip to journey to the Twin Cities to support Griffin, who is expected to have many family and friends from both Minnesota and her homestate of Alaska at the game.
Griffin returns to the Midwest on Friday, Aug. 20, when the Sun collide with the Chicago Sky at Allstate Arena at 7:30 p.m.
Griffin, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2010 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx before being traded to the Sun, has drawn rave reviews for her performance as a part-time starter and top reserve this season. For more information on Griffin's impact on the Sun, visit the article links above this story.
Griffin entered Friday night's clash with Atlanta averaging 5.3 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest in nearly 20 minutes per contest. She has scored in double figures five times, including a 10-point, seven-rebound effort against the Los Angeles Sparks on July 24.