Vanessa Nygaard called out LA spectators after Griner's first game since being jailed in Russia.
Vice President Kamala Harris, Billie Jean King and more were on hand as Griner's Phoenix Mercury faced the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday.
Griner dropped 10 points and three rebounds in her first WNBA preseason game after spending nearly 10 months detained in Russia.
The WNBA star returned to the states in December 2022 after nearly a year in Russian prison.
The WNBA star spoke to reporters for the first time since her nearly 10-month detainment in Russia on drug-related charges.
The WNBA star will recount her “unfathomable” experience being arrested and incarcerated in Russia.
"We must do everything in our power to bring him and all Americans home," said Brittney Griner and her wife Cherelle Griner in a joint statement.
The WNBA star made a surprise public appearance at Saturday's 54th NAACP Image Awards.
The 32-year-old’s re-signing comes roughly three months after she returned home from Russia following a dramatic prisoner exchange.
Brittney Griner attended the WM Phoenix Open golf tournament Saturday in her second public appearance since her release from a Russian prison.