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Nick Young says ‘everybody needs to do cocaine,’ later insists he was joking

Nick Young

Golden State Warriors guard Nick Young gestures after scoring a 3-point goal during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)


Nick Young will say and do nearly anything for attention.

Empowered by the Warriors’ championship, he swung for the fences when asked about Canada passing marijuana legalization.

Young, via TMZ:

“I want people to pass cocaine,” the NBA star told TMZ Sports outside 1 OAK on Tuesday night ... “Everybody needs to do cocaine!”

Predictably, that caused a bit of an uproar. Then, Young backtracked:

Too late, Nick. People are already asking questions you don’t want asked.