Following the Russian prisoner swap, WNBA star Brittney Griner returns to the United States.

A almost one-year journey came to an end when WNBA star Brittney Griner returned to the United States early on Friday after being released from Russian detention. Before 6 a.m., Griner was observed descending the stairs of a jet as it touched down at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. EST. Shortly after, Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens tweeted, “So delighted to have Brittney back on U.S. land. Welcome home BG.” Griner, 32, a center for the Phoenix Mercury and two-time Olympic gold winner, was released on…

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