As the conclusion of Brittney Griner’s Russian drug smuggling trial approaches, her attorney says she is “very concerned.”


As the conclusion of her drug trafficking trial in Russia approaches, Brittney Griner is “very worried.” Despite being “stressed,” the WNBA player is appreciative of the love she has gotten, according to her lawyer told CNN . Griner faces up to 10 years in prison and has been unjustly held in Russia since February. Brittney Griner is “very concerned” about the verdict in her drug smuggling trial because she might face up to 10 years in a Russian jail.

In an interview with CNN , Griner’s Russian lawyer Maria Blagovolina provided insight into the WNBA star’s mental state as her case comes to a close and she is likely to be found guilty and sentenced.

Of course, she’s stressed, Blagovolina remarked. She is aware that the trial’s conclusion is drawing near, yet she still values the support she is receiving.