Holy cow, I wrote a book!
Like the NFL,
the NBA has its own
Rookie Transition Program
introducing new players to important issues such as life skills,
dealing with the media, and
the importance of character and image in avoiding public embarrassment.
Apparently it took longer than usual for these lessons to sink in for
Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur,
since they were
caught in their hotel room with two unspecified women,
and security claimed to have smelled marijuana although none was found.
They were fined $20,000 apiece,
a fellow player was fined $50,000
for his involvement and failure to cooperate with the investigation.
The two players also were ordered to go through the training a second
Maybe this time, they'll learn something.
ESPN has a summary of events.
Refusing to let security into the room.
Repeated toilet flushing.
Gotta love it.