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The Phoenix Mercury star, who missed the entire 2022 season because of a nearly 10-month detainment in Russia, finished with 10 points and three rebounds in a WNBA preseason game against the Los Angeles Sparks.
By David Brandt, Associated Press
The 32-year-old had said she would return to Phoenix in a social media post in December after she returned home from her 10-month detainment in Russia.
By Doug Feinberg, Associated Press
Brittney Griner said she's “grateful” to be back in the United States and plans on playing basketball again next season for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is finally back in the U.S., but after 294 days of being detained in Russia, her reintegration into American life is far from over. One person who worked around the clock to bring Griner…
By Stephanie Sy
By Associated Press
A senior Russian diplomat says Russia and the United States repeatedly came close to reaching agreement on a prisoner exchange and a deal remains possible before the year’s end.
President Joe Biden says he hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will be more willing to negotiate the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner now that the U.S. midterm elections are over.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
She was convicted Aug. 4 after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.
Top WNBA players are finding other places to compete this winter, not wanting to go back to Russia after the arrest and conviction of Brittney Griner on drug possession charges and the country's invasion of Ukraine.
In our news wrap Monday, the Taliban freed American engineer Mark Frerichs in a prisoner swap, a judge in Pakistan ordered police to drop terrorism charges against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, Russian fire hit close to another nuclear power…
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