As news spread of Russia releasing U.S. marine veteran Trevor Reed Wednesday, questions about whether WNBA star Brittney Griner could be next also began to surface. The Houston native’s name began to trend online as fans renewed demands for her release.
“Can we get Brittney Griner next?” questioned Twitter user Lyndsey D’Arcangelo. “This is positive news,” wrote user Joe Madison. “But the work is not done. Don’t forget about Brittney Griner. #FreeBrittneyGriner.”