WNBA season tips off: Brittney Griner makes emotional returnPlay
The new season of the WNBA tipped off this weekend. It is set to be the most watched season yet according to those who track the popularity of the sport.
A big part of that growing popularity is the return of Brittney Griner — the star player returning to the Phoenix Mercury after enduring a harrowing stay in Russian detention.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd was at her first home game on Sunday night. He joins host Scott Tong with the latest on her emotional homecoming.
This segment aired on May 22, 2023.