Stephen Jackson is probably best known for his time with the Goldenstate Warriors, the last time they were good. Known as a clutch player, Stephen Jackson’s had a killer 3 point shot that you could count on in the final seconds.
“I just gotta be real, you know, it’s been a couple games where I smoked before games and had great games,” Jackson said in an interview. “It’s been some games where I smoked before the game and was on the bench after three minutes sitting on the sideline, ‘Please calm down. This high has to calm down’ — I done shot three shots that went over the backboard, like, I’m going to be honest, like, ‘Ahh, I gotta calm down.'”
Stephen Jackson last played for the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2013-2014 NBA season and has since retired.
Stephen Jackson is not the only NBA player to smoke weed, Another NBA player who smokes weed is J.R. Smith, a small forward playing for recent champions The Cleveland Cavaliers. Seen smoking a ton of times, he doesn’t exactly try to hide it.
Klay Thompson is also a notable NBA player who smoked weed, even getting arrested during his college days. Klay Thompson, the other half of the “Splash Brothers,” is the starting shooting guard of the Golden state Warriors, currently the top team in the league. Klay Thompson is one of the NBA’s premier shooters shooting 40% from the 3 point line.
Even the king himself, LeBron James has been seen vaporizing, though it’s not confirmed. And Former MVP Kevin Durant has been seen with a bottle of medical marijuana.
What do you think? Should NBA players be allowed to smoke or not?