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Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence

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Players from both teams met at midcourt and bowed their heads for 42 seconds. Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 77-64. Brittney Griner was convicted of drug possession and smuggling by Judge Anna Sotnikova. She was sentenced for nearly a decade in a politically charged case that could lead to a prisoner exchange.
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Sun defeat Mercury as players hold 42-second moment of silence for Brittney Griner

Jonquel Jones had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Brionna Jones added 13 points and nine rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Phoenix Mercury 77-64 on Thursday night.

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Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence

Following Brittney Griner's sentencing in Russia to nine years in prison Thursday, WNBA players, coaches and fans locked arms and tried to send the American basketball star strength during a moment of silence.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Phoenix Mercury, Connecticut Sun hold 42-second moment of silence for Brittney Griner

After Thursday's sentencing in Russia, the Connecticut Sun and Phoenix Mercury held a moment of silence to show their support for Brittney Griner.

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Jonquel Jones' double-double leads Sun past Mercury 77-64

Jonquel Jones had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Brionna Jones added 13 points and nine rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Phoenix Mercury 77-64

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Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Following Brittney Griner's sentencing in Russia to nine years in prison Thursday, WNBA players, coaches and fans locked arms and tried to send the American basketball

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Brittney Griner recognized with WNBA moment of silence

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Following Brittney Griner’s sentencing in Russia to nine years in prison Thursday, WNBA players, coaches and fans locked arms and tried to send the American basketball star strength during a moment of silence. Before the Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 77-64, players from both teams met at midcourt and silently bowed their heads for 42 seconds — a nod to Griner’s jersey number with the Mercury. Sun coach Curt Mi…

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