Griner won't attend McDonald's game

Updated: March 2, 2009, 3:59 PM ET
By Glenn Nelson | Hoop Gurlz

Brittney Griner, the most ballyhooed girls prep basketball player since Candace Parker, will not participate in the 2009 McDonald's All-American Game because she will not be allowed to take the time away from school, her father said.

Griner is the No. 1 player in the HoopGurlz 100 and the first girl selected to the McDonald's All-American Game who will not play. Tracy McGrady, who declined to play in the 1997 game, is the only player in 32 years to not participate after being selected ...

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