Kyrie Irving is always on the ball. 

The Brooklyn Nets All-Star is someone who is not afraid to speak on issues. While he has gotten in trouble for some of his takes, there are certainly moments where he makes some poignant remarks. One of those instances came when he supported Brittney Griner in front of a sold-out Barclays Center.

Subsequently, Griner has officially been released from Russian prison. The good news was announced today as the United States was able to come through with a prisoner swap. Overall, many are happy with the news as it brings forth the conclusion to a distressing saga. Consequently, Kyrie is feeling pretty happy today. Irving was always a huge supporter of Griner and the efforts to bring her home. Now that she will get to see her family again, Irving has taken to Twitter with a message for the WNBA superstar.

“Welcome Home BG! Thank you for exemplifying what a true Warrior spirit looks like. You’re forever loved by so many unconditionally,” he wrote. If you have been following this story, you know that everyone wanted her home by Christmas. It seemed like an impossible task, but now, she will get to be her with wife Cherelle, very soon.

Griner’s release has also brought about quite a bit of controversy. For instance, many are upset that Marine Paul Whelan was left in a Russian jail. He has been there for four years, and people want answers.

Good luck with that.

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