Former ‘Cuse Star, NBAer, Busted In Cocaine Ring

For someone who was drafted by Philadelphia and plays in Reno, it’s ironic that Damone Brown chose placid Buffalo in which to get in trouble. The NBA D-Leaguer was indicted this week by a federal grand jury in connection with a cocaine ring.

Damone Brown

Brown is accused of leasing a safe deposit box where $170,000 in drug profits were held. Naturally, he was released by the Reno Bighorns, the D-League affiliate of the Kings and Knicks. He’s been released on his own recognizance pending a federal hearing, which means the Celtics can sign him before the deadline and have him available for the playoffs.

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