Russian court sets Brittney Griner appeal for later this month

Griner, an eight-time all-star center with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was convicted Aug. 4 after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.

Was Brittney Griner's 9-year prison sentence in Russia too harsh?

Houston Native and WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to spend nine years in a Russian prison on drug possession charges, now some of her supporters are making the case that her punishment was too harsh. We asked our legal analyst and defense attorney Charles Adams to get some answers.