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WNBA player Britney Griner arrested in Russia: extended another 6 months!

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by tinman, Mar 7, 2022.

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her arrest was

  1. political

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  2. legit, they don't smoke in russia

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  1. tinman

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    My question for her would be, wth are u doing traveling to Russia during a time of war?

    How are u gonna be carrying substances of any kind when the streets are hot?
     
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    i dont think its political at all and the fact that the war is happening is making this more of a story than it would otherwise be.

    if i understand the story correctly, she was trying to enter russia with vape pens? im guessing that any american who got caught doing that would be in a world of s***...whether a war is going on or not.

    i used to travel in mexico quite a bit. i never dined with wealthy mexican industrialists, but i got offered drugs quite a bit in many different cities and never thought for one second of accepting. there are certain counties that you know you better not get in trouble in and russia and mexico are high on that list.
     
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    Traveling with a vape pen to California wouldn’t be a second look but she should have known better lol. The right to not come out of the locker room during the anthem …protests intertwined with destruction of property still considered as protests rather than criminal conduct…Kinda makes you appreciate USA with all its faults. She may really serve 10 years and no one can do anything about it truthfully
     
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    When idiots have gotten arrested in North Korea, have we typically been successful in getting them out?

    if we have, then maybe she has a shot
     
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    Dumb entitled athletes
    Remember when LiAngelo and his UCLA pals went shoplifting in China ?
    @Os Trigonum
    Lol
     
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    I don't think you really want to be traveling to Russia with vape carts in your luggage. That's pretty risky. But, I bet it wasn't her first time doing it. And, she probably got used to doing it domestically in the US because I've never heard of it being a problem with transporting a few vape carts in checked bags.

    She will probably be locked up at least through the end of their war. And, she will likely be used as a pawn to gain some concession(s).
     
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    Nice industrialists reference
     
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    She plays in Russia and was arrested prior to the outbreak of the war.

    In any case, she's probably not going to be getting out anytime soon.
     
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    when otc drugs can get you detained in other countries why would a seasoned international traveller risk it with drug paraphernalia? there's only one answer.
     
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    That's ****ed up.

    Perfect but still ****ed up.

    I will be using this.
     
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    She’s been there so long
    They made a Shotime documentary of it

    such a BS narrative , they aren’t getting paid as much as the NBA
    No S Sherlock
    It’s called people watch the NBA and nobody watches WNBA to the extent they make as much money as the men

     
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    if there was a trans-Shaq, I’d tune in

    there is this girl in college basketball who was out there shooting like Steph pulling up from almost halfcourt with ease…I checked out her highlights a few times
     
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    Has she not watched "Locked up abroad" :D I would never travel anywhere with drugs.....especially to Friggin Russia, that was dumb. That being said, I am sure its part political, perfect timing for Russia to hold her, she will be used as leverage at some point
     
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    It was dumb of Griner to travel with CBD oil but I'm certain she's being held for political reasons. Like the recent case with Trevor Reed she's likely only going to get free in some exchange of a Russian held by the US.
     

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