Bryant, Joe

Charge: Cocaine possession, resisting arrest, and driving without a license

Arrest Date: May 5, 1976

Franchise: Philadelphia 76ers

Age 21

Details: Two years before the birth of his famous son Kobe, Joe Bryant was a 21 year-old rookie playing for the Philadelphia 76ers.  After police attempted to pull him over for having a busted taillight one evening, he fled, crashing into three parked cars.  Police searched his sports car and found several bags of cocaine, placing him under arrest.

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Posted on 02/05/2011, in 1970's, 1976, B, Drugs - Cocaine, Non Drug/Alcohol Driving Citation, Philadelphia 76ers, Resisting Arrest. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. ..and yet, 2 yrs. later he’s able to father a future rapist….

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