Suns to keep Brittney Griner decals on court through playoffs: 'One family'

The WNBA said last week the decalBG 42would be on all 12 courts this season. The Suns appeared to be the first NBA team to throw support behind Griner in any way.

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ブリトニー・グリナー #42 フェニックスマーキュリーのゲーム4の間に祝う 2021 WNBA Finals on October 17, 2021 シカゴのウィントラストアリーナで, イリノイ.

ブリトニー・グリナー #42 フェニックスマーキュリーのゲーム4の間に祝う 2021 WNBA Finals on October 17, 2021 シカゴのウィントラストアリーナで, イリノイ. (ゲッティイメージズ経由のバリーゴサージュ/NBAE)

One family. #WeAreBG,” the Suns tweeted.

Honoring Brittney Griner on our court for the remainder of the playoffs.

WNBA’S MYSTICS EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR BRITTNEY GRINER: ‘IT IS TIME FOR HER TO E HOME

The Suns and Mercury played in the same arena, the Footprint Center, and are owned by the same person, ロバート・サーバー.

Phoenix Mercury fan Anna Oyerbides wears a "#FreeBG" button referring to  Brittney Griner before a WNBA basketball game between the Mercury and the Las Vegas Aces, 金曜日, 五月 6, 2022, フェニックスで.

Phoenix Mercury fan Anna Oyerbides wears a “#FreeBGbutton referring to Brittney Griner before a WNBA basketball game between the Mercury and the Las Vegas Aces, 金曜日, 五月 6, 2022, フェニックスで. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

アメリカ. State Department determined Russia “不法に拘留された” the Phoenix Mercury center when she was arrested in February, an official said in a statement to Fox News Digital last week.

She’s expected to have a hearing in Russia May 19. She’s accused of trying to bring vape cartridges containing oils derived from cannabis through a Moscow airport. She faces a decade in prison if convicted.

The welfare and safety of U.S. citizens abroad is among the highest priorities of the U.S government,” 殺すために解放された. “The Department of State has determined that the Russian Federation has wrongfully detained U.S. citizen Brittney Griner.

With this determination, the Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens will lead the interagency team for securing Brittney Griner’s release.

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner pauses on the court during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm, 9月. 3, 2019, フェニックスで.

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner pauses on the court during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm, 9月. 3, 2019, フェニックスで. (AP Photo/Ross D. フランクリン, ファイル)

Fox News Digital also confirmed Bill Richardson, the former governor of New Mexico and a U.S. ambassador for the Clinton administration, agreed to help work on the Griner case. Richardson helped secure the release of American journalist Danny Fenster from a Burmese prison in November.

Griner’s family requested Richardson and the Richardson Center to work on her behalf to secure her return to the U.S.

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