Lawyers appeal Brittney Griner's Russian prison sentence



The WNBA star’s defense team said her nine-year sentence was excessive and far higher than average for similar cases.

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36 comments

  1. leave her there. She hates a country so much she can't respect the flag and anthem tht gave her that privilege to play that sport, being black and all i wonder how she got there by being so oppressed here. But hey she broke the law, let her serve her time. I do think its a bit excessive amount for something like that, but it is what it is. Let her eat her words.

  2. Her sentence is ridiculous ,excessive..BUT her arrogance and privilege got her where she is..in this country you can ignore laws and even break them..don't think you can do that in other countrys

  3. You can't put this man in prison with women he'll be getting them all pregnant Russia needs to test or pull his pants down see he has a penis and send him to a man's prison

  4. There is no wrongful detainment she did the crime now she needs to do the time we don’t need her back in our country nobody actually cares about her or watches the WNBA so give her a nine year break in Russia and maybe when she comes back she’ll be more proud of her country and want to stand and show respect for America when we’re singing the national anthem

  5. She kneels for the national anthem, constantly protests the US for being racist and oppressive, now she wants the American governments help. I hope that traitor rots in a Russian work camp. They can keep her.

  6. πŸ˜‚ wrongfully detained??? She tried smuggling weed in an airport thats against the law any where why is every one filling bad for her. She knew the consciences for smuggling durgs in an airport

  7. Inmate Griner is busy learning to use a wheelbarrow for moving coal and small boulders. She will be returning to the USA in a few years to do the TV circuit starting with the view.

  8. WHAT ABOUT ALL THE OTHER PEOPLE IN JAIL RIGHT HERE IN AMERICA? Why aren’t they being fought for to be released? Do you think it has something to do with being able to throw a πŸ€ in a πŸ•³

  9. πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ "wrongfully detained" my ass.

  10. Believe nothing of what you're hearing…. She is merely a pawn, and working for Russia to complete a prisoner exchange… Remember: Brittany Griner turned her back at a Mercury game during the national anthem, and said she "will never respect this country or the honor the flag…"

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