Facing nine years as a political prisoner, WNBA star Brittney Griner has been drafted into a very dangerous tug of war.

A close-up of Brittney Griner’s tattoos. Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN on June 6 2019; the Lynx won the game 58–56. June 7, 2022. (photo: Lorie Shaull)