American basketball star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

The Phoenix Mercury focus and double cross U.S.

Olympic gold medalist likewise was requested to stay in authority as long as necessary.

MOSCOW — Shackled and looking watchful, WNBA star Brittney Griner was

requested to stand preliminary Friday by a court close to Moscow on weed ownership charges,

around 4 1/2 months after her capture at an air

terminal while getting back to play for a Russian group.

The Phoenix Mercury focus and double cross U.S.

Olympic gold medalist likewise was requested to stay in authority as long as necessary.