Phoenix Mercury will be briefed by State Department on Brittney Griner case
The big picture: Griner, who has played for the Mercury since 2013, has been detained in Russia since March.
Details: A State Department spokesperson said they would not comment on private meetings, but reiterated that they were in close contact with Griner's legal team.
- "A consular officer was able to verify on May 19 that Ms. Griner is doing as well as can be expected," the spokesperson added.
What they're saying: "I just really want the Biden administration, I want Vice President Harris to step up and really help us to bring our teammate home," Nygaard said.