Russian court finds Brittney Griner guilty, sentenced to 9 years in prison

Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:28 AM MST
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The 31-year-old Griner, a two-time U.S. Olympic champion and a eight-time all-star with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, listened with a blank expression as an interpreter translated the verdict by Judge Anna Sotnikova. Griner also was fined 1 million rubles (about $16,700).