Knicks' Wilson Chandler caught with pot: cops

By LARRY CELONA
Last Updated: 10:01 AM, May 19, 2010
Posted: 7:22 AM, May 19, 2010



Knicks forward Wilson Chandler was busted on a pot possession charge after cops pulled him over last night in Queens, police said.

Chandler, who turned 23 last week, was carrying what was described as a "small amount" of marijuana when cops pulled over the 2010 Mercedes-Benz he was riding in near 94th Avenue and 213th Street in Queens at 11:30 p.m., police said.

Cops decided to search Chandler after they smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said. Chandler was issued a desk appearance ticket for the misdemeanor charge.

Chandler missed the final month of the season because of a strained groin; He is scheduled to undergo a sports hernia surgery and will need six to eight weeks to recover. Chandler was drafted by the Knicks in 2007.

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He's almost getting to the untradeable level. Injured every year and now this. Forget any scenario where Chandler gets us something of value (e.g. Rubio). We might as well keep him.