Brianna Turner is a professional basketball player from the United States. As of May 2022, she plays in the Women’s National Basketball Association for the Phoenix Mercury. Phoenix drafted her into the WNBA in 2019. In addition to her WNBA career, she also plays internationally for the Australian Women’s National Basketball League. She also played for Virtus Bologna.
Player Profile and College Career
Brianna Turner was born on July 5, 1996, in Pearland, Texas. She stands 191 cm and his weight was last listed at 77 kg. Playing power forward, she attended Manvel High School. While there, she was named a McDonald’s All-American in 2014. In the same year, she was also named to the First-team Parade All-American. She was also named the 2014 Gatorade Player of the Year.
She attended the University Of Notre Dame from 2014 to 2019. While with Notre Dame, she helped her team win the NCAA Championships.
Her professional career started when she was drafted into the WNBA by the Atlanta Dream in 2019. The team picked her in the first round. She was their 11th overall pick. Turner signed with the team soon after and she continues to play with them through to 2022.
In her first year with the WNBA, she was named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team. She was also named to the WNBA All-Defensive First Team in 2020 and 2021.
Aside from playing in the WNBA, she also played for the Adelaide Lightning, Nika Skytyvkar, and the Virtus Bologna.
- 2019 - WNBA All-Rookie Team
- 2020, 2021 - WNBA All-DefensiveFirst Team
- 2018 - NCAA champion
- 2014 - Gatorade National Player ofthe Year
- 2014 - McDonald’s All-American
- 2014 - First-team ParadeAll-American
Medal Record, Women’s Basketball, Representing the United States
- Gold - 2012 FIBA Under-17 WorldChampionship for Women