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Brittney Griner speaks out for first time since U.S.-Russia prisoner swap: 'It feels so good to be home!'

Brittney Griner speaks out for first time since U.S.-Russia prisoner swap: 'It feels so good to be home!'

Brittney Griner has made her first public comments since returning to the United States, thanking her family, WNBA teammates and the Biden Administration in an Instagram post on Friday. The Phoenix Mercury star traveled back to the U.

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Brittney Griner detainment, explained: Russia releases Phoenix Mercury star in prisoner swap

Brittney Griner detainment, explained: Russia releases Phoenix Mercury star in prisoner swap

After being held for nearly 10 months in Russia, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner was released on Thursday, Dec. 8, in a prisoner swap for international arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to CBS News.

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FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022: USA break World Cup record with 145 point outing

FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022: USA break World Cup record with 145 point outing

Team USA made history in their win over Korea Monday, eclipsing the record for most points in a World Cup game with 145. Their previous record - 143 points - was set in 1990 by Brazil, but the United States was able to go one basket better as they beat Korea by 76 points in their fourth game of the World Cup.

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Breanna Stewart powers Team USA to victory over Belgium in World Cup opener

Breanna Stewart powers Team USA to victory over Belgium in World Cup opener

SYDNEY — The United States got their FIBA World Cup campaign off to a strong start, securing an 87-72 win over Belgium at the Sydney SuperDome. With A’ja Wilson, Chelsea Gray and Kelsey Plum yet to touch down in Australia following their WNBA championship victory for the Las Vegas Aces, Team USA was led by an impressive performance from Breanna Stewart who recorded a game-high 22 points, four rebounds and three assists.

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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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