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Brittney Griner is free. Here's what we know about how it happened

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted from a courtroom. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted from a courtroom. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)

WNBA star Brittney Griner was released from Russia Thursday morning.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with The Washington Post’s Missy Ryan about the prisoner swap that led to her release.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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