Brittney Griner pulled on a pair of black Chuck Taylor sneakers, Phoenix Suns shorts and a T-shirt touting Title IX, and picked up a basketball Sunday for the first time in virtually 10 months, her agent advised ESPN.
Her initial act was a dunk.
Griner is nevertheless at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio — wherever she was taken after her launch from a Russian jail past 7 days — with no rapid strategies to go away, Lindsay Kagawa Colas stated. And despite the light exercise routine, she claimed, the 32-calendar year-old Griner just isn’t completely ready to say when or if she programs to return to her WNBA job with the Phoenix Mercury.
“If she would like to enjoy, it will be for her to share. She has the vacations to relaxation and determine what is next devoid of any tension,” Colas explained. “She’s executing seriously, actually nicely. She appears to be to have endured this in very amazing approaches.”
Griner has not spoken publicly considering the fact that her return but ought to challenge a statement “this week,” Colas stated.
Griner and her wife, Cherelle, have been staying in a lodge on the foundation, reuniting with family members customers and determining what to do with her liberty. Her father, Ray, and some family members visited her Saturday alongside with a sizable food from Smoke Shack barbecue in San Antonio. More barbecue is predicted in the coming times.
Griner got a haircut Sunday early morning from the San Antonio Spurs’ barber, Colas explained, cleansing up the spectacular slice she elected to have two months back Griner’s legal professional informed ESPN last 7 days that the player’s famously extensive hair kept freezing in the chilly of the Russian penal colony. It was a uncomplicated conclusion, but just one