WNBA: ‘She should be home’

But Stewart has refused to go back, as have other WNBA superstars who spent the whole US season campaigning for Griner’s release in various ways, with her initials printed on all courts around the league.


Stewart uses her social media audience of 308,000 Instagram followers and 116,000 on Twitter to make daily calls for Griner’s release, including calling on US President Joe Biden to do more on the matter.

Biden met with Griner’s wife and family, along with families of other US citizens wrongfully detained in Russia earlier this month.

“As athletes, we are put in this position…

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