The free Brittney Griner motion is gaining steam with everybody from WNBA gamers to the U.S. authorities. However how a lot of an influence will it have? The reply is difficult.
WASHINGTON — For the primary six weeks Brittney Griner was in a Russian pre-trial detention facility, her household and representatives stored quiet as Griner confronted drug expenses that would hold her in jail for as much as 10 years.
That modified as soon as the USA Division of State categorized Griner as “wrongfully detained” in Might. Her spouse Cherelle Griner and different relations grew to become extra vocal, sending a sign to different supporters that it was time to talk up.