Britney Greiner’s Russian Experiment Continues: Live Updates

KIMI, Russia (Associated Press) – WNBA star Britney Greiner’s attorney at her drug possession trial in Russia on Friday gave a letter from a US doctor recommending the use of medicinal cannabis to treat pain. Greiner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a high-profile Phoenix Mercury, was arrested at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport in February after … Read more

Explainer: Why do WNBA players go abroad to play in the off-season

Russia has been a popular destination for WNBA players like Brittney Griner over the past two decades because of the money they can make playing there in the winter. With top players earning more than $1 million — nearly four times what they could make as a base salary in the WNBA — Griner, Breanna … Read more

WNBA’s Griner recounts drug trial: ‘My career is my whole life’

Khimki, Russia (AFP) – American basketball star Britney Greiner She testified at a drug possession trial in Russia that an interpreter translated only a fraction of what was said while she was detained at Moscow airport in February and that officials asked her to sign the documents, but “no one explained any of it to … Read more