Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell was reportedly caught carrying marijuana at a New York airport on Wednesday (Thursday Manila time)
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Brooklyn Nets' Russell reportedly cited for carrying marijuana
Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - May 3, 2019 - 6:19pm

MANILA, Philippines — Brooklyn Nets star D'Angelo Russell has reportedly been cited for posession of marijuana at US airport on Wednesday (Thursday Manila time).

Russell was allegedly caught with the drugs at New York's LaGuardia Airport. 

TSA officials flagged the NBA guard after finding what appeared to be a can of Arizona Iced Tea in Russell's bag.

Upon further inspection, the officials found a hidden copartment where the drugs were discovered.

According to a report by New York Daily News' Stefan Brondy, Russell told the police that the bag was his brother's.

The Brooklyn Nets already issued a statement regarding the cager as per New York Post's Brian Lewis.

Russell had recently ended his 2018-2019 NBA season after the Nets fell to the 76ers in the first round of the playoffs.

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