WNBA and NBA Statement on Brittney Griner

August 4, 2022 — WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement regarding Brittney Griner:

“Today’s verdict and sentencing are unwarranted and unfortunate, but not unexpected, and Brittney Griner remains unjustly detained. The WNBA and NBA’s commitment to her safe return has not wavered and we hope we are nearing the end of this process to finally reach BG home in the United States.”


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