WNBA star’s lawyer Britney Greener says her detention in Russia has been extended by one month, according to the Associated Press.

Between Moscow, Russia and Russia – WNBA The star’s lawyer Britney Greenner says her presidential arrest in Russia has been extended for one month after she appeared in a Moscow court on Friday.

Lawyer Alexander Boykov told the Associated Press that he believes that the relatively short extension of detention indicates that the case will soon be sent to court.

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Greener was detained at Moscow’s airport after vape cartridges containing cannabis oil were allegedly found in her luggage, for which she could face up to 10 years in prison.

The Biden administration says 31-year-old Greener is being detained illegally. Representatives of the WNBA and the United States worked on her release, but without visible progress.

The Phoenix Mercury star is still revered by her teammates from Arizona as she continues to hold on. The Phoenix Suns will honor Phoenix Mercury star Britney Greener as long as the team is in the playoffs.

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The team announced Greener’s initials and T-shirt number, “BG 42 ”will be knocked out at the top of the court at the Footprint Center.

“We think about her every day,” Mercury security guard Skylar Diggins-Smith said recently. “We love her and will continue to carry her legacy, her voice and play in her honor until she returns here with us.”

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The city of Phoenix is ​​home to five major professional sports league teams; The Arizona Cardinals of the NFL, the Phoenix Suns of the NBA, the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA, the Arizona Diamondbacks of the MLB and the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL.

The Cardinals have made their home field State Farm Stadium in Glendale, and the Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix is ​​home to the Sun and Mercury. The Footprint also plays the Arizona Ruttlers Domestic Football League. Phoenix has a football team with USL Phoenix Rising FC.

The valley hosts several major sporting events each year, including the Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl football competitions; the most visited event is the PGA Tour, the Phoenix Open Waste Management; NASCAR events every spring and fall; and the Cactus League spring training.


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