Posts Tagged: Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner’s Detention Extended By One Month

An attorney for Brittney Griner says the WNBA star’s detention in Moscow has been extended by another month. Griner is awaiting trial after Russian authorities say she was found with vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage.  The White House says Griner is being wrongfully detained and is working towards her release. Her lawyer… Read more »

WNBA Fans & Supporters Renew Calls For U.S. To Bring Brittney Griner Home

Last week U.S. and Russian authorities conducted a prisoner swap for retired U.S. Marine Trevor Reed. That prompted excitement and  optimism among supporters for WNBA-star and native-Texan Brittney Griner. Is there a chance that Brittney could get a deal worked out for her release soon? Griner has been in custody since February, when Russian authorities claimed… Read more »

Brittney Griner Detained At Russian Airport

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been detained after Russian airport officials said they found hashish oil in her luggage according to New York Times.  The Russian Federation Custom Services said Saturday that officials had detained an American Basketball Player at Sheremetyevo airport near Moscow. Brittney was born in Houston, play for the Baylor Lady Bears,… Read more »