We were all thrilled to see Brittney Griner‘s triumphant return to the WNBA after her 10-month detention in a Russian jail. And now, it’s time for us to be just as supportive now that the Phoenix Mercury star needs to “focus on her mental health,” according to the team. “Mercury center Brittney Griner will not […]
As Brittney Griner’s getting acclimated to playing professional basketball again, she’s got some haters. This time it was by a trolling YouTuber named Alex Stein, who’s known for pranking public figures in hopes of getting a rise out of them. Stein’s latest target was Griner after he caught her at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Saturday […]
After more than 300 days in a Russian prison, Brittney Griner’s not just back in America; she’s back playing basketball. Griner made her in-season on-court debut for the Phoenix Mercury’s second game against the Chicago Sky at the Footprint Center. Griner’s Mercury would lose the game 75-69, but it was more than just a game […]
Since being released from Russian prison on December 8, Brittney Griner‘s made the most of her freedom. Basketball aside, Griner has made it clear that she’s championing women and did so at a women’s empowerment luncheon in New York City on Thursday. The surprise appearance at the event, hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action […]
Brittney Griner is no longer an American prisoner in Russia, but she's still using her voice to speak up and call for the release of those who are.
WNBA player Brittney Griner is home on U.S. soil, but her future remains unclear. The 32-year-old Houston native picked up a basketball during a workout at Sam Houston, the medical facility in San Antonio where she’s recovering after a nine-month jail stint in Russia.
Brittney Griner has been released from Russian jail in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Victor Bout.