As a result of Russia's decision, the sports world has reacted

Russian news agency TASS announced on Thursday that Brittney Griner's detention in Russia had been extended until May 19

An airport near Moscow is said to have discovered vape cartridges allegedly containing hashish oil in Griner's luggage back in February, leading to her arrest

Since then, she's been held in an undisclosed location

At least two more months of detention were ordered by the Khimki City Court in Moscow's region on Thursday, according to TASS

The basketball world reacted to this news on Twitter. Thousands of people want to see Griner returned to his hometown

"Now that you two are quiet... BRING BRITTNEY BACK TO YOUR HOUSES, PLEASE! One more person added, "#FreeBrittneyGriner," to the hashtag

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