To celebrate the league’s progress on pot, help us honor the retired hoopers that continue to blaze the trail

Earlier this month, the NBA announced it will continue to turn a blind eye to cannabis for the 2021-2022 campaign. The league stopped random testing at the 2020 bubble and have stuck with the decision ever since. The policy is expected to become a permanent part of the next collective bargaining agreement.

The current agreement between the Players Association (NBPA) and the NBA will expire after the 2023-2024 season. But cannabis could become a hot-button issue with both players and the league eligible to opt out after the 2022-2023 season.

Viola owner and retired pro Al Harrington said yesterday that three active “top-20 stars” told him…

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