Cherelle Griner, wife of detained basketball star, meets with Biden

Cherelle Griner, wife of detained basketball star, meets with Biden



Cherelle Griner, a Little Rock native and the wife of imprisoned basketball star Brittney Griner, met Friday with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office where Biden assured her he is working to win her wife’s release from Russia. 

Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia since February, when she was arrested for possessing a vape cartridge containing hashish oil. The basketball star was convicted of drug possession and was sentenced to nine years in prison.