Category Archives: Drugs – Cocaine
Charge: Cocaine possession, resisting arrest, and driving without a license
Arrest Date: May 5, 1976
Franchise: Philadelphia 76ers
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.
Charge: Loitering for the purpose of obtaining drugs
Arrest Date: December 10, 1972
Franchise: Los Angeles Clippers
Details: Garrett, along with teammate Harold Fox of the then Buffalo Braves were arrested after being seen loitering with four other men, two of whom possessed marijuana.