WNBA player Brittney Griner is finally coming home after spending months in a Russian prison.
Early Thursday morning Griner was released in a one-for-one prisoner swap for international arms dealer
Moments ago I spoke to Brittney Griner.
She is safe.
She is on a plane.
She is on her way home. pic.twitter.com/FmHgfzrcDT
— President Biden (@POTUS) December 8, 2022
In February, Griner was arrested at a Russian airport, and she later entered a guilty plea to charges related to the discovery of cartridges containing cannabis in her luggage.