Brittney Griner Reclassified As ‘Wrongfully Detained,’ per Report

The U.S. government now considers WNBA star Brittney Griner to be “wrongfully detained

The Department of State has determined that the Russian Federation has wrongfully detained U.S. citizen Brittney Griner

Brittney has been detained for 75 days and our expectation is that the White House do whatever is necessary to bring her home

Griner, a seven-time All-Star with the Mercury and a two-time Olympic gold medalist with Team USA, was arrested in February

According to ESPN, the offense could carry a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.