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A Moscow court found Brittney Griner guilty of drug charges on Thursday.....

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and she was given a 9-year jail term in Russia.....

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Last month, Griner entered a guilty plea to charges carrying a potential 10-year term......

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An emotional Griner apologized and reiterated that she never meant to violate.....

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any Russian laws but had made "an honest mistake" in her last appeal for mercy on Thursday....

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Griner submitted a last appeal to the court as a judge was about to render an extremely quick decision.....

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later in the day and a conviction was all but assured. She said that when she traveled....

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to Yekaterinburg in February to play basketball in Moscow.....

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she had no intention of breaking the law by taking vape cartridges containing cannabis oil.....

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