Cavaliers’ Shumpert acknowledges smoking pot before DUI bust

Professional basketball player for Cleveland Cavaliers, Iman Shumpert, recently acknowledged that he was under the influence of marijuana when he was apprehended by authorities outside Atlanta, an article of New York Post reported on September 9.

In a Twitter post, the Cavaliers confirmed that the 26-year-old guard was suspected of driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (DUI) on August 10. Apparently, authorities detected a “strong” marijuana smell inside Shumpert’s vehicle before he admitted to smoking moments before driving a vehicle. Aside from typical signs of marijuana intoxication, authorities also discovered marijuana inside Shumpert’s vehicle. Iman, who is currently facing several charges related to his arrest, is at risk of being suspended from playing due to his actions.

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