Brittney Griner, in Her Own Words

COMING HOME, by Brittney Griner with Michelle Burford If you weren’t following women’s basketball, you probably hadn’t heard of Brittney…


5 Takeaways From the Times Interview of Brittney Griner

Less than two years ago, the W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner was starting her nine-year sentence in a penal colony in…


‘I Will Never Forget Any of It’: Brittney Griner Is Ready to Talk

On the March afternoon when I met Brittney Griner in Phoenix, the wildflowers were in peak efflorescence, California poppies and…


Brittney Griner Returns to the W.N.B.A. With a Weekend of Celebration

Griner, the Phoenix Mercury center, played in her first two official games since was freed from prison. She didn’t win…


Brittney Griner Will Return to W.N.B.A.

Griner, who was released from a prison camp in Russia in December, signed a one-year contract with the Phoenix Mercury.


Griner Leaves Texas Base, Pledges W.N.B.A. Return and Support for Whelan

Griner, in her first public comments since being freed from imprisonment in Russia, said she would return to the Phoenix…


The End of Griner’s Detention Begins a New Wave of W.N.B.A. Activism

With their campaign to free Brittney Griner from prison in Russia over, W.N.B.A. players say they will help free others…


When a Prisoner Swap Is a Rorschach-Test

The scene on the tarmac with Brittney Griner and Viktor Bout didn’t just show a prisoner trade. It told the…


A strong support network is critical after being released from detention, an expert says.

With her prison ordeal over, Brittney Griner will now face the challenge of transitioning back into life at home —…


Griner’s Detention Showed the Strength and the Struggle in Women’s Sports

Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia on drug charges could be described through the lens of war and politics, with Griner,…

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