The WNBA's offseason player in Russia, Griner  was detained on February 17 at a Moscow airport.

Brittney Griner, a WNBA all-star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, was detained in Russia on drug-related accusations.

Russian authorities asserted that she was travelling with cannabis oil

Brittney was put on trial for narcotics smuggling on Friday in a courthouse close to Moscow.

The WNBA star is afraid that she will be detained on drug-related charges in Russia and never return home.

Brittney Griner requested President Joe Biden to keep her in mind in a message on July 4.

On Monday, Griner's representatives personally contacted Biden with a handwritten note from the Phoenix Mercury Center.

Griner's custody has been prolonged by an additional six months until the conclusion of her trial, which started on Friday.

Biden is being urged by numerous human rights and civil rights organisations to negotiate her release.