A basketball boy B1 Hiroshima Dragonfly trailer was arrested for smuggling a liquid "cannabis liquid" made from cannabis.
In response, the club canceled the trailer player on the 8th.
Jamari Traylor, a 28-year-old basketball boy B1 Hiroshima Dragonfly player, was arrested.
According to police, there is a suspicion of violating the Cannabis Control Law, alleging that the liquid "cannabis liquid" processed from cannabis was smuggled from the United States last September.
Police have not disclosed whether they have admitted the charges.
The trailer is from the United States and joined the team three years ago, and this is his fourth season.
According to the club, he was searched for his home on the 24th of last month, and was hospitalized for surgery such as a fracture of the cartilage of the left femur that day, and was discharged on the 8th.
Hiroshima Dragonfly was arrested and canceled the trailer contract on the 8th.
Nobuyoshi Ura, president of Hiroshima Dragonfly, apologized, "I am full of regret. I have lost the trust of fans and sponsor companies. I want to rebuild the club management including prevention of recurrence."
According to the police, "cannabis liquid" has recently become widespread in Japan because it is highly dangerous because it is concentrated with ordinary dried cannabis, but it can be easily inhaled with something like an electronic cigarette. ..
What is a trailer suspect?
Jamari Traylor is 28 years old from the United States.
After graduating from an American university and playing in Austria and Greece, he joined the Hiroshima Dragonfly in 2018, which is his fourth season.
He is 2 meters and 3 centimeters tall, playing in the power forward and center positions, and has the characteristics of dunk shots that make use of his long limbs and blocks that stop the opponent's shots.
Last season, he contributed to the promotion of Dragonfly to B1 with an average of 20.7 points and 10.2 rebounds.
He played 29 games this season, averaging 12.9 points, and did not play in the last match against Yokohama B-Corsairs on January 30th.
Dragonfly announced on the 25th of last month that the trailer was hospitalized for surgery due to a fracture of his left femur.