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‘I cried tears of joy’: Griner’s former coach discusses WNBA star’s newfound freedom

Dawn Staley is the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks and a Hall of Fame player. She coached Brittney Griner and her teammates when they won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last year, and she has tweeted in support of Griner daily throughout her captivity. Amna Nawaz spoke with Staley Thursday about the news that Griner had been released.

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