In hearing, ex-NBA player Clark says he 'never played a game sober'
DANVILLE, Ill. -- An Illinois judge has tossed out a 2½-year prison sentence for former NBA player Keon Clark, saying he deserves a new hearing.
Clark, 32, of Danville, said in Vermilion County Circuit Court on Friday that he is an alcoholic and was drinking a half pint to a pint of gin daily when he was playing pro basketball.
"I never played a game sober, unfortunately," said Clark, who last played for the Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns.
Clark said in court that he ...
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