“Can I ask a really private, but very severe and essential query?” Damon Bruce requested NBA champion Nick Younger on air on 97.5 The Sport this morning. 97.5 is a sports activities radio station within the Bay Space, the place Younger spent a season with the Golden State Warriors. Younger, aka Swaggy P, had referred to as into The Damon Bruce Present, and Bruce took the chance to ask this crucial, very severe query: “Who rolls the most effective blunt within the NBA?”

“Oh no, , that’s snitching,” Younger replied with fun, earlier than he names a coach—a former Coach of the Yr, in actual fact. “Most likely, Steve Kerr,” Swaggy P finally replied. Yep, Nick Younger says Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is the most effective blunt curler within the NBA.

Steve Kerr Rolls the Greatest Blunt within the League, Says Nick Younger

For somebody who as soon as made headlines over feedback that the U.S. ought to legalize cocaine, NBA taking pictures guard Nick Younger appeared caught off guard when requested who rolls the most effective blunt within the NBA. And regardless that Swaggy P in all probability saved his actual reply a secret—NBA gamers can face penalties for consuming cannabis—his alternative of Steve Kerr does make sense.

Since about 2016, NBA head coach Steve Kerr has been pretty outspoken about his private experiences with medical marijuana. And regardless that cannabis didn’t work for Kerr’s persistent again ache, he nonetheless advocates for athletes to make use of it. “I’m not a pot individual. It doesn’t agree with me. I attempted it a couple of occasions, and it didn’t agree with me in any respect. So I’m not the skilled on these items,” Kerr stated on a podcast in 2016. “However I do know this. For those who’re an NFL participant, specifically, and you bought a number of ache, I don’t assume there’s any query that pot is best to your physique than Vicodin,” Kerr added.

As for Kerr’s blunt rolling experience, that’s one thing the Warriors coach hasn’t admitted to publicly. So we’ll need to take Nick Younger’s phrase for it.

Hashish Use Amongst NBA Gamers is an Open Secret

Kerr’s 2016 feedback induced a media sensation and even prompted a press release from the NBA. On the time, Kerr expressed frustration that his honest feedback on treating ache in skilled sports activities turned a headline about his private medical cannabis use. Actually, the problem of medical marijuana use amongst NBA gamers is an ongoing debate for the league.

And in 2014, when requested in regards to the situation, NBA commissioner Adam Silver admitted that whereas the league prefers gamers don’t eat marijuana, it’s nonetheless open to adjusting to the occasions. Testing for marijuana use can also be one thing the league collectively bargains with the gamers’ affiliation. And at present, gamers don’t start to face any penalties for testing optimistic till it’s their third time.

As for coaches, the league topics them to 1 drug check per season. And that occurs at coaching camp. Kerr by no means popped optimistic himself, however he admitted that he may have again when he was experimenting with cannabis for treating again ache.

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