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Brittney Griner’s Possible Need To Fly Private As She Returns To WNBA Raises Concerns & Questions – Stars Info City

Brittney Griner may need private flight on return to WNBA, raising concerns, questions

britney greener Planned to return for the 2023 WNBA season — and her return has raised eyebrows.

The assumption that the Mercury Center in Phoenix will require private flights because of safety concerns reveals a key problem: charter air travel. Results, former WNBA MVP brianna stewerCharter travel is a big part of her freelance career.

if britney greener To fly privately, the league will need to decide whether her Mercury teammates will be able to do the same — a move that is currently prohibited.

According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne,

“The issue of private jet travel has come to the forefront of free agency conversations surrounding the WNBA, multiple sources told ESPN, as it’s assumed Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner will need a private flight due to safety concerns.”

She added,

“If Greiner were to fly privately, the league would have to resolve whether her teammates on the Mercury would fly privately with her. This would raise questions of fairness for other teams in the league, which are currently not allowed to fly private plane.”

although britney greener Indeed intending to return to the league, she has yet to apply for special travel accommodations.

In her first statement since posting, Greiner Thank you to everyone who stood up for her before and after her situation. She added,

“I also want to make one thing very clear: I intend to play basketball for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury this season, and in doing so, I look forward to being able to say ‘thank you’ to those who advocate, write, and appreciate Post for me yourself.”

stewartwho played Greiner Team USA, who has tweeted about her almost daily during her incarceration, brought up the topic of the entire WNBA charter trip in a tweet on Sunday.

The free agent said she will donate cash from her name, image and likeness deal, social media posts and production time to ensure the league can travel privately “In a way that prioritizes player health + safety” and “Ultimately it leads to a better product.”

According to previous reports, britney greener He was released in December 2022 after serving nine years and nearly 300 days in a Russian prison. She was detained at the airport last February after a small amount of cannabis oil was found in her luggage.

Before she was released as part of a Russian arms dealer prisoner swap boutmediated by the president joe bidenUnder the administration of the government, she was illegally imprisoned for nine months.

What’s your take on the whole situation? Let us know in the comments!

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