MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Cities believes the NBA ought to allow using medicinal marijuana.
In an interview with ESPN printed Wednesday, the 22-year-old Cities mentioned he agrees with former NBA Commissioner David Stern’s stance that the drug ought to be faraway from the league’s banned substance listing. Cities raised the difficulty when requested by an ESPN reporter what change he would make if he had been in NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s place.
Cities advised reporters in Minnesota earlier than the sport Wednesday towards San Antonio that his experiences working with autistic youngsters and his analysis into the medicinal advantages of marijuana have helped form his perception. He mentioned he hoped to assist erase the “dangerous stigma” concerning the drug, which he mentioned he has by no means used.