How Steph Curry, Megan Rapinoe and More Athletes Showed Support for Brittney Griner at 2022 ESPYS – E! Online

Athletes attending the 2022 ESPYS could not assist however discover one sports activities star lacking within the viewers.

Throughout the stay telecast, host Stephen Curry joined WNBA gamers Nneka Ogwumike and Skylar Diggins-Smith to talk out in assist of Brittney Griner, who stays detained in Russia.

Whereas Stephen mentioned he was “proud” to announce the WNBA because the sports activities humanitarian league of the 12 months, he needed to acknowledge Brittney’s absence from the game.

“We can not cease combating for her,” he mentioned contained in the Dolby Theatre on July 20. “We can not cease believing for her. We won’t cease hoping for the day we will welcome her residence safely.”

Brittney is an eight-time WNBA All-Star and an Olympic gold medalist. For 153 nights, she has been detained in Russia after she was arrested in February at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport for allegedly possessing vape cartridges containing hashish oil. On July 7, the basketball participant pleaded guilty to drug fees and mentioned she had not acted intentionally. 

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