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Blount faces up to 10 years in prison

Updated: April 1, 2009, 5:17 PM ET
Associated Press

HAMILTON, Ohio -- Former NBA player Corie Blount has pleaded guilty to two felony marijuana possession charges in a plea bargain that could land him in prison for up to 10 years.

In exchange for his plea, prosecutors on Wednesday dropped two marijuana trafficking charges against the 40-year-old former University of Cincinnati star.

Sentencing was set for May 13 in Butler County Common Pleas Court.

Blount was arrested Dec. 4 after sheriff's deputies intercepted 11 pounds of marijuana ...

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