Category Archives: Drugs – Cocaine

Porter, Chris

Charge: Marijuana and cocaine possession

Arrest Date: August 24, 2001

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 23

Details: Porter was pulled over in Alabama for speeding when officers discovered two small bags in the car, one containing cocaine and one containing marijuana.

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Mack, Sam

Charge: Cocaine & marijuana possession

Arrest Date: July 11, 2000

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 30

Details: Mack fled from officers in his Range Rover after they attempted to stop him for speeding.  After a brief chase that ended in front of his mother’s home, he was found in possession of 20 individually wrapped bags of marijuana, one rock of cocaine, a digital scale and more than $2,800 in small bills.

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Anderson, Greg

Charge: Possession of cocaine and intent to distribute

Arrest Date: February 25, 1998

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 33

Details: Anderson arranged to help two men sell a kilogram of cocaine.  One of the men was working with the FBI, and after an undercover sting Anderson was arrested on federal charges, including crossing state lines from Texas to Mississippi.  He later cooperated with the FBI in an operation against the third man, and was eventually sentenced to five months in prison.

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Washington, Duane

Charge: Cocaine possession

Arrest Date: September 25, 1988

Franchise: New Jersey Nets

Age 24

Humphries, Jay

Charge: Cocaine trafficking

Arrest Date: April 16, 1987

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 24

Details: Humphries, along with Suns teammates Grant Gondrezick and James Edwards, were indicted by a grand-jury in a wide-ranging criminal case involving felony cocaine purchases from a local-area business.  As many as five other former Suns teammates were involved.

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Gondrezick, Grant

Charge: Cocaine trafficking

Arrest Date: April 16, 1987

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 24

Details: Gondrezick, along with Suns teammates Jay Humphries and James Edwards, were indicted by a grand-jury in a wide-ranging criminal case involving felony cocaine purchases from a local-area business.  As many as five other former Suns teammates were involved.

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Edwards, James

Charge: Cocaine trafficking

Arrest Date: April 16, 1987

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 31

Details: Edwards, along with Suns teammates Grant Gondrezick and Jay Humphries, were indicted by a grand-jury in a wide-ranging criminal case involving felony cocaine purchases from a local-area business.  As many as five other former Suns teammates were involved.

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Johnson, Eddie

Charge: Cocaine possession

Arrest Date: July 13, 1980

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 25

King, Bernard

Charge: Driving under the influence, driving without a license, possession of cocaine

Arrest Date: December 18, 1978

Franchise: New Jersey Nets

Age 22

Details: Yet another arrest for King came when police found the Nets star passed out and slumped over the steering wheel of his Corvette while in possession of a small amount of cocaine.  This was the third arrest for King since being drafted by the Nets just 18 months earlier, and his fifth arrest since joining the University of Tennessee basketball program.  He was ultimately traded to the Jazz by the frustrated Nets, where he eventually faced his most serious charges of sexual assault after a New Years incident in 1980.

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Green, Mike

Charge: Cocaine possession, marijuana possession

Arrest Date: December 9, 1976

Franchise: Seattle Supersonics

Age 25