Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges as her trial continued in a Russian court on Thursday. She admitted to to bringing cannabis oil into the country saying she had packed in a hurry and did not intend to break the law.
"I'd like to plead guilty, your honor. But there was no intent. I didn't want to break the law," Griner said, speaking to the court, per Reuters.
"I'd like to give my testimony later. I need time to prepare," she added.
The Phoenix Mercury Center and Olympic gold medalist could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
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