Sport Zach Randolph could be banned from NBA if convicted on felony drug charge

05:20  13 august  2017
05:20  13 august  2017 Source:   Larry Brown Sports

Zach Randolph arrested on felony weed charges

  Zach Randolph arrested on felony weed charges The new Kings power forward was arrested on charges of intent to sell.Three people were detained -- including Randolph, who was eventually arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, A FELONY. We're told the "intent to sell" part was due to the large amount of weed found.

Could Zach Randolph ’s recent marijuana arrest spell the end of his NBA days? According to Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal on Friday, the Kings big man could be banned from the NBA for violation of their anti- drug policy, similar to the punishment that ex-teammate O.J. Mayo received last

If Randolph is convicted of the felony charge , however, he could be looking at more than legal trouble, as a conviction could see him banned from the NBA . Via the Commercial Appeal

Apr 27, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) looks toward a loose ball as he is held by San Antonio Spurs forward Pau Gasol (16) in game six of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum. © Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports Apr 27, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) looks toward a loose ball as he is held by San Antonio Spurs forward Pau Gasol (16) in game six of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum.

Could Zach Randolph’s recent marijuana arrest spell the end of his NBA days?

According to Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal on Friday, the Kings big man could be banned from the NBA for violation of their anti-drug policy, similar to the punishment that ex-teammate O.J. Mayo received last summer.

The NBA’s collective bargaining agreement stipulates that a player will be “dismissed and disqualified” from the league “if he is convicted of (including a plea of guilty, no contest, or nolo contendere to) … a felony involving the distribution of marijuana.”

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Zach Randolph , fresh off signing a million contract with the Kings, was arrested on a felony charge of drug possession late Wednesday night. If Randolph is convicted of or pleads guilty to the latest charge , he will face a suspension from the NBA .

Sacramento Kings power forward Zach Randolph faces a felony drug charge after Los Angeles police officers arrested him Wednesday night near L.A.’s Nickerson Gardens housing project. The 36-year-old former NBA All-Star was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

The 36-year-old Randolph, who has played in the league for 16 seasons, was arrested earlier this week in Los Angeles for felony marijuana possession with intent to sell (full details here). The circumstances are slightly different than they were in Mayo’s case, but if the two-time All-Star is ultimately convicted and banned, it will be worth wondering if he has already seen an NBA court for the last time in his career.

Ex-NFL player injures officers while attempting to flee court .
According to a report by Charles Rabin and Carli Teproff of the Miami Herald, former NFL cornerback Dimitri Patterson injured two officers when he fled from a Miami-Dade courtroom on Tuesday. Patterson reportedly bolted after the judge ordered him to be placed in custody. Now, he is expected to face battery charges against a law enforcement officer. The reason as to why Patterson was originally in court was not provided.

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