Brittney Griner Arrested in Russia

Brittney Griner Arrested in Russia

Many people play basketball and are careful to not ruin their career; however, Brittney Griner plays basketball and has been sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison.

 

Brittney Griner is a basketball player who has worked hard for her career but has been sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison, the reason is unknown.

 

Many American players are set to go play basketball in Russia to compete with teams over there. Many people have said for them to be careful and not get arrested while over in Russia.

 

USA Today says, “more than 30 Americans are set to head overseas to play basketball in Russia, while Griner is presumably locked up.”

 

Many Americans have gotten mad because a political figure has been arrested in Russia. Many have gotten upset about it as well.

 

One fan says, “THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO GO TO RUSSIA,”

 

The money set to play this game is really good. But it is very low compared to the NBA salary.

 

The SPUN says, “The money playing basketball in Europe, especially for women, can offset the low salaries they make – at least in comparison to those in the NBA.”