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Brittney Griner performs a slam dunk to celebrate the return of the United States


Brittney Griner celebrated her return home to the United States over the weekend with a skateboarding, according to GAME.

The WNBA star was back in court Sunday at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, after being detained in Russia for nearly 10 months for allegedly trying to bring contraband into the country.

Griner returns to basketball court with celebratory Slam Dunk, still uncertain about WNBA return

The Phoenix Suns 32-year-old rep, a pair of Chuck Taylor sneakers and a Title IX t-shirt during a light workout at the facility, her rep, Lindsay Kagawa Colas told the outlet. Footage of the batting was not immediately available as of Monday.

However, Colas went on to say that Griner is not yet ready to say when or if she plans to return to her career with the Phoenix Mercury, adding that “if she wants to play, she will. To share.”

“If she wants to play, she will share. She has days off to rest and decide what’s next without any pressure,” Colas told ESPN’s TJ Quinn.

The 6-foot-9 ballerina was freed in a prisoner exchange with Russia, and was exchanged for international arms dealer Viktor Bout last week.

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Colas said it gave some details about Griner’s situation since returning to the state, but emphasized the fact that there is no specific timeline for her return to basketball.

“She is doing very, very well. She seems to have endured this in pretty unbelievable ways,” Colas said, adding that Griner is likely to make a statement this week about her plans. “There is no timeline for her return at this time. She is reintegrated into a changed world for her now,” Colas said.

Colas added that Griner will be forced to move differently than she did before her imprisonment in Russia and plans to use “her reputation for good”.

“From a purely security standpoint, she wouldn’t be able to move in the world the way she did. It’s not the fate she asked for, but I think she’ll try to use her fame for good,” she added.

Griner Sports gets new haircut, wears glasses during Sunday court appearance, still hasn’t talked about captivity

According to Colas, Griner got a new haircut done by a barber in the San Antonio Spurs, because her long locks were damaged after freezing from showers in the penal colony, Shade room previous report.

As ESPN reports, she also has a new pair of glasses to replace the one that broke in Russia.

Center Phoenix Mercury was arrested at a Moscow airport with cannabis oil and taken to a penal colony in Mordovia, while the United States worked to negotiate her release in a prisoner exchange with Bout .

Griner has yet to publicly speak about his time in captivity.

Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that prisoner exchanges with the United States were being discussed, like former US Marine Paul Whelan, who has been imprisoned in Russia since in 2018 on suspicion of espionage.


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