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Griner cut but OK after knife attack in China

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(AP) -- WNBA star Brittney Griner felt fortunate to be OK after getting cut on the elbow in a knife attack in China.

Griner sustained a small cut when she was attacked by a man while boarding a bus after practice Monday in Shenyang. The man, who followed the players onto the bus, also stabbed one of Griner's teammates. She was wearing two jackets and wasn't injured because the knife didn't go through.

"I was thinking I was going to end up stabbed in China and if he got to us at the back of the bus, I was going to have to fight this man with a knife," Griner said in an email to The Associated Press.

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