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LeBron James tweets support for detained WNBA star Brittney Griner

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has demanded the protected return of WNBA participant Brittney Griner and referred to as on President Joe Biden to prioritize her launch from Russia.

“We need to come together and help do whatever we possibly can to bring BG home quickly and safely!!” James tweeted on Sunday. “Our voice as athletes is stronger together.”

James shared a letter from his athlete empowerment model Uninterrupted that referred to as her detention a “political” ploy relatively than a matter of legal justice.

“For over 100 days BG has faced inhumane conditions in a Russian prison and has been denied communications with her family and loved ones,” the missive acknowledged.

James urged his followers to push high authorities officers to safe the discharge of Griner, who was arrested at an airport in Moscow in February after officers allegedly discovered marijuana vape cartridges in her baggage.

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LeBron James is utilizing his platform to deliver consciousness to bringing Brittney Griner again residence.
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James shared this on his Twitter account.
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Griner has been held in a Russian jail for over 100 days.
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The WNBA star was arrested on drug costs after Russian officers say hashish oil was present in her baggage.

“Join us in demanding that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris bring Brittney home swiftly and safely by taking action today,” the letter acknowledged.

A Russian courtroom dealing with Griner’s legal case has scheduled her pretrial detention date for June 18, according to CNN. She faces as much as 10 years in jail if convicted.

Griner performs for the Phoenix Mercury within the WNBA however has supplemented her earnings by taking part in with Russian squad Ekaterinaburg since 2015.

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James needs President Biden and Vice President Harris to take critical motion.
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Phoenix Mercury followers maintain indicators for Griner throughout a sport in opposition to the Connecticut Sun on Jun. 3, 2022.
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Critics declare that Russian officers have restricted her means to correspond with relations, together with her spouse.

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