Greiner, American basketball player, discusses his comeback to the court
Moscow, May 22 – Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) player “Phoenix Mercury” Brittney Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in prison in Russia, after returning to performances, admitted that she felt the love of fans from afar.
On Friday in the WNBA game between the “Phoenix Mercury” and “Los Angeles Sparks” (71:94) Greiner officially returned to the site. She played her first game since October 2021. Griner scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Since 2015 Greiner has been playing at Yekaterinburg UMMC. In February 2022, Grenier, who arrived on a flight from New York, was detained at Sheremetyevo Airport. During the inspection, the Americans found “vapes” with a liquid with a specific odor weighing just under a gram (0.702 g) in their hand luggage – the inspection later determined that this was cannabis oil. The Khimki City Court of the Moscow Region in August sentenced the athlete to nine years in prison and a fine of 1 million rubles. In December, the basketball player was exchanged for Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who was serving a 25-year prison sentence in the United States for preparing a conspiracy to kill US citizens and material support for terrorism. In February, I signed with Phoenix.
At 32 years old, Griner is one of the most popular basketball players in the world. Greiner became a two-time Olympic champion and two-time world champion as a member of the US National Team. Center is on the official list of the top 25 women’s NBA players.
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