10. Rasheed Wallace
Rasheed Wallace has had quite the NBA career with 15+ seasons, 4 all star games, one championship, and the NBA’s all time leader in technical fouls. Sheed was instrumental in the ‘Jail-Blazers’ nickname given to the Portland Trailblazers after he and Damon Stoudamire were pull over in Portland while smoking.
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9. Tim Lincecum
After seeing this picture it’s pretty obvious why Tim Lincecum is on the list. The two time Cy Young winner and bay area favorite has been cited in his home state of Washington (where it’s legal now) for marijuana possession.
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8. Dock Ellis
Famous for pitching a no-hitter on LSD, Dock Ellis was a regular marijuana user during his playing days. Now-a-days the Dock serves as a drug counselor to youth living in poverty.
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7. Randy Moss
Arguably one of the best wide receivers of all time, Randy Moss has never shied away from his love for the green. While playing for the Oakland Raiders in 2005, Moss told HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel that he “had been smoking since he entered the league,” at that point he had been in the league for 7 years.
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6. Michael Vick
Before Michael Vick became a prolific NFL quarterback and subsequently a convicted dog murderer and fighting ring leader, Vick was known to be pretty green friendly. In fact, while awaiting trial for the dog related crimes Vick failed 2 drug tests for marijuana. It’s worth noting Vick has since gone through a complete 180 degree transformation since being released from prison.
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5. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Before Arnold was Kindergarten Cop or the Governor of Cali-for-nee-ya, he was pumping iron and good friends with mary jane. The picture of Arnold smoking a joint on the set of Pumping Iron (1977) in South America during the apartheid has become a near iconic image for Terminator.
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4. Bill Walton
Before becoming the worst NBA commentator in broadcasting history, Bill Walton was sporting dead head tee’s and opting for alternative medicine treatments for his injuries. Although Walton has never been arrested or documented using marijuana, we think the odds are verrry good.
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3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
The all time leading points leader in the NBA and one of the top 3 players of all time is a proud medical marijuana patient in California. Kareem is on record stating how the green helps him with his migraines with no side effects. Not known to many, Abdul-Jabbar has been arrested on two different occasions for marijuana related offenses.
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2. Michael Phelps
The most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 total medals, (18 of them gold) was caught at a party on South Carolina University choking on a bong. Unfortunately, Phelps has since gotten two DUI’s and recently entered a rehabilitation facility.
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1. Ricky Williams
No athlete has been more recognized or associated with marijuana than Ricky Williams. The former Heisman Trophy winner was suspended multiple times for testing positive during his staggered NFL (and CFL) career. Ricky eventually attended a holistic medicine school in California to further his knowledge and practice in alternative medicine.
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