Travis Outlaw indicted for felony possession of marijuana in Mississippi
Portland Trail Blazers first-round draft pick Travis Outlaw, left, is presented with his team jersey by team president Steve Patterson during a news conference in Portland, Ore., Monday, July 14, 2003.
Former NBA player Travis Outlaw, 31, has been indicted by a grand jury for felony possession of marijuana in Starkville, Mississippi.
The indictment revealed that Outlaw was in possession of greater than 250 grams of marijuana but less than one kilogram on July 23, 2015.
According to The Dispatch, Outlaw was arrested and booked at the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department for possession of a controlled substance. He was released that same day after posting a $10,000 bond.
The 6-foot-9 forward played for the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, New Jersey Nets and Sacramento Kings during his 11-year NBA career. He lasted played for Sacramento in 2014.
The Blazers selected Outlaw out of Starkville High School with the 23rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft. He had his best year with Portland in 2007 when he played in all 82 games, posting career-high averages in points (13.3), rebounds (4.6) and assists (1.3).
The Blazers traded Outlaw to the Clippers as part of a package deal for center Marcus Camby in 2010.