Agent: Griner cut but OK in knife attack in China

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 5: Brittney Griner #15 of the Women's Senior U.S. National Team arrives at the arena before a game against Spain in the finals of the 2014 FIBA World Championships on October 5, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 4: Brittney Griner #15 of the Women's Senior U.S. National Team is interviewed after game against Australia during the semifinal round of the 2014 FIBA World Championships on October 4, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 05: Brittney Griner (R) of USA in action against Anna Cruz (L) of Spain during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championship final match between Spain and USA at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena in Istanbul on October 5, 2014. (Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 5: USA's Brittney Griner is in action with Sancho Lyttle of Spain during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championships final basketball match between Spain and USA at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena on October 5, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 5: USA's Brittney Griner is in action with Sancho Lyttle of Spain during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championships final basketball match between Spain and USA at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena on October 5, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Getty Images)
USA's Brittney Griner (R) vies for the ball with Spain's Anna Cruz (L) during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championship final basketball match between Spain and USA at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena on October 5, 2014 in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 4: USA's Brittney Griner challenges Australia's Laura Hodges during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championship semi-final basketball match between Australia and USA at the Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena in Istanbul on October 4, 2014.. (Photo by Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 4: USA's Brittney Griner (R) challenges Australia's Leilani Mitchell during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championship semi-final basketball match between Australia and USA at the Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena on October 4, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 4: USA's Brittney Griner (L) challenges Australia's Marianna Tolo during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championship semi-final basketball match between Australia and USA at the Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena on October 4, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Getty Images)
USA's Brittney Griner (L) challenges Australia's Marianna Tolo during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championship semi-final basketball match between Australia and USA at the Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena in Istanbul on October 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
Laura Nicholls of Spain, left, and Brittney Griner of US fight for the ball during their Basketball Championship for Women's final at Fenerbahce Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014.(AP Photo)
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WNBA star Brittney Griner was cut on the elbow in a knife attack in China but didn't need to go to the hospital, her agent told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas said Griner sustained a small cut as her team was boarding a bus after practice Monday in what she called a random attack. Colas said the 6-foot-8 player was wearing a winter coat and that the knife barely cut her skin. Griner didn't require stitches.

The agent said the man also stabbed one of Griner's teammates, but she was wearing two jackets and the knife didn't go through.

Colas said the man was yelling as he chased the players onto the bus. She said he left the scene, and then returned covered in blood and was apprehended by Chinese authorities. It was not immediately clear in which city this happened.

Griner played Tuesday night against Liaoning Hengye and had 19 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks. She posted a video and statement on her Instagram account after the incident saying she was fine.

"First let me say I'm ok!!!! ... Let's just say I'm ready to get out of this city we're visiting," Griner said on Instagram. "Life can be took at any moment! Cherish every moment!"

Colas said that the team will review its security protocol after the incident.

Griner plays in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury and helped the team win a championship this past September. She led the league with a record 129 blocks and was the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. She also helped the U.S. win a gold medal last month at the world championship.

"We are thankful Brittney and her teammates are all okay after this incident," the Mercury tweeted from their team account.

This is Griner's second season in China and first with the Beijing Great Wall.

She led Baylor to a 40-0 season and the 2012 NCAA title. She was the No. 1 pick by the Mercury in the 2013 draft.

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