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Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison on drug charges after guilty verdict

Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison on drug charges after guilty verdict

A Russian court has sentenced Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison for drug smuggling and possession charges, according to a report from ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn.

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Warriors' Klay Thompson pays tribute to Kobe, Gianna Bryant after winning ESPY award: 'We think of Kobe and Gigi every day'

Warriors' Klay Thompson pays tribute to Kobe, Gianna Bryant after winning ESPY award: 'We think of Kobe and Gigi every day'

After suffering devastating ACL and Achilles injuries, Klay Thompson missed the entirety of the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons. He was stuck on the sidelines for 941 days before returning to the court on Jan.

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Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia as part of strategy to facilitate prisoner swap, per report

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia as part of strategy to facilitate prisoner swap, per report

Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges during a hearing in a Russian court on Thursday, according to Reuters. The detained Phoenix Mercury star, who was arrested in February after the Russian Federal Customs Service claimed it found hashish oil in her luggage at an airport near Moscow, told the court she did not intend to commit a crime.

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Why did Kevin Durant request a trade from Nets? Lack of playoff success, relationship with Kyrie Irving lead to stunning Brooklyn departure

Why did Kevin Durant request a trade from Nets? Lack of playoff success, relationship with Kyrie Irving lead to stunning Brooklyn departure

On what is already the most chaotic day on the NBA calendar, Kevin Durant just upped the ante and sent the entire league into pandemonium. Many of the questions surrounding the Nets during the 2022 NBA offseason were about the status of Kyrie Irving.

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Stephen Curry's 'Night Night' celebration is taking over the sports world

Stephen Curry's 'Night Night' celebration is taking over the sports world

Stephen Curry changed the game of basketball with his long-distance shooting. Now, he may be changing the game of sports celebrations, too. Curry famously pulled off his latest celebrating stunt in the NBA Finals, putting the kids to sleep with a dagger three-pointer late in the fourth quarter of Game 6.

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