- WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison on August 4.
- Griner has been in custody since February on drug charges for smuggling hemp oil into Russia.
- Her defense argued that the inclusion of vapor cartridges in her luggage was purely accidental.
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine years in prison in Russia. Convicted of drug charges for smuggling hemp oil into Russia.