WWE Fans Threatened With ‘Cultural’ Remark Over Comment Calling Brittney Griner News ‘Insanely Cruel’

American professional basketball player Brittney Griner has been going through a tough time lately. The WNBA star was arrested at a Moscow airport in February on his way to UMMC Yekaterinburg during the offseason. Russian authorities alleged that she was carrying cannabis oil in her luggage. Since then, many athletes have been leading the calls to bring her back to the United States. However, recent news has been a massive setback to those aspirations.

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A Moscow court has dismissed an appeal by the basketball player against her nine-year prison sentence for alleged drug possession.

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Many celebrities and athletes have supported her and recently WWE personality Kayla Braxton tweeted her feelings about the latest development in this saga, with a stern warning to others.

Kayla Braxton said Brittney Griner’s situation was heartbreaking

In February 2022, Russian authorities arrested two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner at a Moscow airport for allegedly transporting cannabis oil, which is a banned substance.

On August 4, she was sentenced to nine years in a penal colony. She had appealed the conviction, hoping for relief. However, on October 25, a Russian court rejected his plea and upheld the original sentence. Many athletes, including NBA greats LeBron James and Stephen Curry, have shown their support. WWE top announcer Kayla Braxton also shared her take on the latest Griner case news.

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Braxton, who is a regular feature on WWE programming as Monday Night RAW announcer, posted a tweet for the Phoenix Mercury player. She wrote in a tweet, “Dude – this #BrittneyGriner the situation is heartbreaking. And before you respond to this tweet with anything negative or bigoted, don’t. I’m going to block you. His sentence is incredibly cruel, inhuman and unjust. I hope she stays strong.”

In this TweeterBraxton called Brittney’s sentence unfair while signaling a fair warning to those who might come up with something negative or despicable to say.

Brittney Griner’s Basketball Career

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Brittney Griner has had a very successful basketball career. She has played for the WNBA team, Phoenix Mercury since 2013. She has also won two Olympic gold medals, winning one each at the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Games.

In 2014, she helped Phoenix to the most wins in WNBA history and the team’s third league championship. She also plays for the Russian team, UMMC Ekaterinburg, during the WNBA offseason and won championships with them. She is one of 11 players to have won an Olympic gold medal, the FIBA ​​World Cup gold medal, the WNBA title and the NCAA title.

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Before becoming a professional player, she made history as a varsity athlete at Baylor University. She set an all-time single-season record for blocked shots in her freshman year. Brittney Griner also became the only collegiate player to appear on the United States National Team’s European Tour in 2011.

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