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Brittney Griner's extended detention in Moscow disappointing to her WNBA family

When they heard the unexpected news of Russia extending Phoenix Mercury player Brittney Griner's pre-trial detention another 30 days, opponents from across the WNBA saw the photos and video of Griner and said it was all difficult to see.
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Griner's absence, Hammon's return headline WNBA's new season

The WNBA will begin its 26th season this weekend with several intriguing storylines, including the potential retirement of Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles, the return of Becky Hammon as a coach and the absence of Brittney Griner.

U.S. State Department considers WNBA star Brittney Griner wrongfully detained

The Biden administration has determined that WNBA star Brittney Griner is being wrongfully detained in Russia, meaning the United States will more aggressively work to secure her release even as the legal case against her plays out, the State Department said Tuesday.

WNBA players say life in Russia was lucrative but lonely

For the elite athletes in the WNBA, spending the offseason by playing in Russia can mean earning more money than they can make back home — sometimes even two or three times as much.

Support for Griner at WNBA Draft as Dream select Rhyne Howard with No. 1 pick

Moments before Rhyne Howard went to Atlanta with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said the league is working very hard to help bring Brittney Griner back to the United States.

WNBA star Brittney Griner gets support from U.S. teammates while imprisoned in Russia

Brittney Griner's USA Basketball teammates have been straddling the line of trying not to say anything that could potentially hurt the WNBA star's case as she's still imprisoned in Russia on drug allegations, but also wanting Griner and her family to know that they care about her.

Russian court extends WNBA star Brittney Griner's arrest until May 19: report

A Moscow court announced it has extended the arrest of WNBA star Brittney Griner until May 19, according to the Russian state news agency Tass.

WNBA's Brittney Griner arrested on drug charges in Russia, could face up to 10 years in prison

WNBA all-star Brittney Griner was arrested in Russia last month at a Moscow airport after a search of her luggage revealed vape cartridges.

New York Liberty fined $500K US for chartering flights: reports

The New York Liberty were fined a WNBA record $500,000 US for chartering flights to away games during the second half of the season last year and for other league rules violations, according to a person familiar with the fine.

Becky Hammon makes return to WNBA as Las Vegas Aces' new head coach

Becky Hammon is coming back to the WNBA as a head coach. The veteran San Antonio Spurs assistant took the lead spot with the Las Vegas Aces on Friday.

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