The WBNA fined three teams and their players for wearing black warm-up shirts in the wake of the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, as well as the deaths of five Dallas officers, who were killed while patrolling a protest.
The Liberty wore the black shirts four times, and the Mercury and Fever both wore them on Tuesday night.
Earlier this week, the WNBA sent a memo to remind the teams of the uniform policy, which states that uniforms cannot be altered in any way.
Phoenix Mercury forward Mistie Bass tweeted, “Don’t say we have a voice and then fine us because we use it. #notpuppets #cutthestrings.”
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