People always seem to forget professional athletes are regular people too.
Sure, they possess superhuman athletic ability that earns them millions of dollars, but that doesn't mean they don't do regular sh*t, like shop for their own groceries, pay their taxes or smoke a fat*ss blunt at the end of the day.
Former Chicago Bulls guard Jay Williams has always been upfront with what the culture is really like in the NBA. In a 2013 interview, he admitted some of his teammates would even show up to games high, saying,
But in a recent interview with Fox Business, he went in detail to say that anywhere from "75 to 80 percent" of current players are smoking weed.
While he's not saying these are the same guys showing up to games high, Jay explains there is still a stigma about marijuana in the NBA, especially compared to the super addictive pain killers that are prescribed for players,
With the way the culture is changing, especially in California, Jay Williams believes the NBA needs to be more realistic. He said,
In the end, it's the same battle many other pro athletes are left to deal with. Either go on these risky pain pills and potentially ruin your life, or medicate with cannabis and potentially lose your career. Williams continued,
Keep applying that cannabis oil, Jay.