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Is Mikal Bridges related to Miles Bridges? Family and girlfriend of Suns star revealed

Joshua Rogers January 4, 2022
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Both Bridges faced off against each other recently as the Phoenix Suns took on the Charlotte Hornets. But are Mikal Bridges and Miles Bridges related? Let’s find out.

On Sunday 2 January, the Phoenix Suns took on the Charlotte Hornets, winning the game comfortably 133-99. The Hornets were on a three game winning streak and saw the the return of Miles Bridges. Bridges returned after missing two games while in the NBA health and safety protocol, but only managed ten points, three rebounds, a steal, and a block in 26 minutes.

His namesake, Mikal Bridges, scored 15 points, five rebounds and two assists for the Suns, who remain second in the Western Conference.

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Given they have the same surname, fans wondered if Mikal Bridges and Miles Bridges are related.

However, they are not. Miles Bridges was born in Flint, Michigan in 1998, and Mikal Bridges was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1996. They were, however, both selected in the 2018 NBA draft.

Who is Mikal Bridges’ wife? Does he have a girlfriend?

People were also keen to know about Mikal Bridges’ potential wife or girlfriend.

Mikal Bridges is thought to still be dating girlfriend Grainger Rosati, who plays Varsity lacrosse for Villanova University.

Grainger was born in 1997 and is 22 years-old.

She is the daughter of Larry and Debby Rosati, and has four siblings – Aubrey (24), Blaise (23), Sawyer (21) and Harper (16).

In 2020, Rosati started all eight games for the Wildcats, and also served as team captain. She recorded a hat trick in Villanova’s home matchup against Drexel (2/9).

For the season, she scored eight goals and dished out four assists. She was named the BIG EAST Midfielder of the Week on 17 February.

Who is Mikal Bridges’ mother?

Mikal Bridges’ mother is Tyneeha Rivers, who raised him as a single mother after having him at 19 years-old.

His father is Jack Bridges, although nothing is known of him.

Bridges’ mother, Tyneeha Rivers, is the Vice President of Human Resources for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, which hires for the Philadelphia 76ers.

She has a Twitter account but has not been active since 2018.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.