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OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Codeine

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OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Codeine 

Post#1 » by Knicks_Fan2 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:06 pm

Well, things really fell off the rails for him after he decided to not resign with the Knicks, huh.


Ex-NBA player Shawne Williams -- a former 1st round draft pick -- was arrested in Tennessee last night for possession of weed and cocaine ... and cops believe he may have been trying to sell it.

According to reports, Williams' night went to hell when an officer on a routine patrol claims he smelled marijuana coming from a Porsche Panamera which was parked near a Cricket wireless store.

When the cop approached the car, the person inside -- Williams -- reportedly said, "Officer I ain't gonna lie to you, there's a blunt in the car and some syrup."

The cop searched the car ... and reportedly found a partially smoked blunt, another blunt that hadn't been smoked, and a bottle of codeine cough syrup (for which he did not have a prescription).

The 26-year-old was ultimately arrested for possession of weed and coke with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell.



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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#2 » by god shammgod » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:08 pm

purp living up to that name. damn. that is the coffin nail on his nba career.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#3 » by omerome » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:11 pm

I'm sure Donnie Walsh is shaking his head right now.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#4 » by Grinditout » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:14 pm

Damn, what a shame. Too bad things didn't work out for him in the NBA, but more importantly I hope he gets his life back together at least.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#5 » by Starks1994 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:15 pm

Sorry Purp, but you literally blew it. Career over.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#6 » by Kampuchea » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:25 pm

sad. Also I wish these athletes would be forced to have half their salary put into an annuity that gets paid over their lifetime.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#7 » by shmeakone » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:33 pm

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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#8 » by nykballa2k4 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:40 pm

In other news Lakers looking for an athletic forward who can defend and shoot 3's.

Habits are HARD to change. It really takes a TON of conditioning/learning to get rid of bad ones. That's what Purp is going through
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#9 » by frogfood » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:42 pm

Kids, if you're 6'5+ just work on your corner 3s. There will be a place for you in the NBA.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#10 » by BOOMbip » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:42 pm

He went from Purp.... to perp.
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Post#11 » by Tron Carter » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:42 pm

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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#12 » by Rasho Brezec » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:43 pm

MozTheMan wrote:sad. Also I wish these athletes would be forced to have half their salary put into an annuity that gets paid over their lifetime.

That's too perfect of a solution for it to ever happen. Fans and players alike start yelling "slavery" anytime raising the age limit is brought up, they'd never support a regulation that benefits players.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#13 » by GoNYK1288 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:47 pm

So was it codeine or cocaine? The dumbasses at TMZ wrote two different things. I'm guessing it was codeine because it was Purp.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#14 » by tjumper78 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:01 pm

i'm trying to feel bad for the guy.
trying....
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#15 » by UnderdogKnicks » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:04 pm

omerome wrote:I'm sure Donnie Walsh is shaking his head right now.


Speaking of Donnie, I'm surprised he didn't give Shawne a shot on the Pacers. He loves former players he drafted.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#16 » by DE FENSE » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:25 pm

Sad to hear. Should have resigned in NY, he'd probably still be in the league. Good luck, Purp.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#17 » by moocow007 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:32 pm

There's a big difference between perscription cough syrup and cocaine. Which was it?
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#18 » by cgmw » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:56 pm

moocow007 wrote:There's a big difference between perscription cough syrup and cocaine. Which was it?

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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#19 » by gethigh » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:26 pm

Damn purp, not surprised at all.

Don't let your car smell like weed, probable cause is a B*TCH.
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Re: OT: Shawne Williams arrested for Cocaine 

Post#20 » by KnicksScholar24 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:30 pm

I'm pretty sure it's not cocaine. Likely just weed and cough syrup. That's why we called him "Purp."

I also doubt he had the intent to sell. TMZ sensationalizing again.
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