• Who Is Brittney Griner?: A Detailed Look At The WNBA Player's Life

    11 days ago - By Essence

    By Brooklyn White · Updated August 5, 2022 After five months of being held in Russia on drug charges, Brittney Griner has been sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison camp. In February, the WNBA center, Olympic gold medalist and seven-time All-Star was at an airport near Moscow when a cartridge containing hashish oil, a cannabis concentrate, was found in her luggage. Upon the news of the case surfacing weeks later, a political and social frenzy ensued as the nation tried to uncover how one of the league's brightest stars was caught in the center of nightmarish legal proceedings. Griner...
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