‘I’ve been smoking some pot’ — Don Nelson talks post-basketball life

The ‘We Believe’ coach was back at Oracle on Thursday night

Karl Buscheck
February 22, 2019 - 11:54 am

Wearing an black suit, white hair and gold chain, Don Nelson, the former veteran NBA coach, cut quite the figure at Oracle Arena on Thursday night.

Nelson was among the Warriors on hand for We Believe night, a tribute to the 2006-07 club. Asked what he’s been up to since he left basketball, Nelson offered a memorable reply.

“I’ve been smoking some pot,” Nelson said, to the the delight of Stephen Jackson.

After the game, Steve Kerr, who currently hold's Nelson's old post, quipped that he was going to go smoke a joint with Nellie.

The full video of Nelson is above. 

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