WATCH: Brittany Griner lawyer shares heartbreaking news

Brittney known well Griner is an American professional basketball player

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Currently imprisoned in Russia for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Federation.

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She played college basketball for the Baylor Lady Bears in Waco

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Earlier this week, there was a promising feeling about Brittany Griner being released from Russia by the end of 2022.

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Her lawyer said her cell, shared with two other inmates, has a particularly tall bed to accommodate her 6-foot-9 frame

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Ms. Griner's lawyer, Alexander Dee, told her it was "very difficult" for Ms. Griner to talk to her relatives.

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W.N.ab by Phoenix Mercury . After winning, Ms. Griner kisses his wife, Cherrell.

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Supporters in Phoenix put up banners urging Ms Griner's release in July

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Brittany Griner increasingly worried she may not be free, says lawyer

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