Tag: Britney Griner

  • Money: NBA working with WNBA to release Griner

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday he was working “side by side” with WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert to try to bring Brittney Griner home. Silver, speaking to ESPN’s Malika Andrews in a Chicago TV interview ahead of the NBA draw, said his league followed expert advice when it didn’t take an aggressive approach early on. […]

  • Griner’s detention in Russia extended for a month

    MOSCOW — The WNBA star’s lawyer, Brittney Griner, said on Friday that her pretrial detention in Russia had been extended for a month. Griner’s attorney, Alexander Boikov, told The Associated Press he believed the relatively short extension of detention indicated the case would soon come to trial. Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was arrested […]