Montrezl Harrell (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
Philadelphia 76ers power forward Montrezl Harrell was asked NBA questions by police during a traffic stop in Richmond, Kentucky, on May 12.
TMZ Sports reported Wednesday that Harrell was pulled over for getting too close to another vehicle and that police Decided to search the car after smelling marijuana. During the search, officers questioned the 2020 Sixth Man of the Year on various NBA topics. “He’s a cool guy,” when asked about former Charlotte Hornets teammate LaMelo Bauer, Harrell said. “I mean, normal kid. At the end of the day, people have to understand that he’s still a kid.” 28 – The North Carolina native also named the Sixers for his signing with Philadelphia on Tuesday when asked about the league’s worst game facility.
Police said they found three pounds of marijuana in the car, but before releasing the pair, they called Harrell and the car. Another man issued a subpoena. Harrell, who was initially charged with a Class D felony for trafficking less than 5 pounds of marijuana, agreed to plead guilty in order to reduce charges for simple marijuana possession — a charge that can be conditionally discharged within 12 months, according to TMZ . .
Harrell’s joining the 76ers marks his career after being selected by the Houston Rockets in the 2015 draft Sixth NBA team. He has also played for the Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Wizards. His time in Charlotte was short, joining the team and leaving in a February trade, And left as a free agent in the summer, but he was clearly impressed by Ball’s demeanor as a 21-year-old rising star. This feeling is mutual. “I’m already in love with Trez,” Ball told reporters after the deal. “He just put a lot of effort into getting people locked in.” Harrell averaged 12.9 per game points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists while shooting 62 percent from the field in 458 NBA games. All but 29 appearances came off the bench, making him one of the league’s most impactful reserves. Former Louisville standout joins PJ Tucker and Georges Niang as Sixers projected starters Joel Embiid and Key frontcourt depth behind Tobias Harris. Philadelphia Tip October 18th regular season ends, away against Boston Celtics, Boston Celtics The Raiders are another top contender in the Eastern Conference.