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VIDEO: Mitch McGary discusses his marijuana suspension with Vice Sports

by Matt Carney Published: August 28, 2014
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Sam Presti introduces Thunder draft pick Mitch McGary at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma CIty,  Friday, June 27, 2014. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Sam Presti introduces Thunder draft pick Mitch McGary at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma CIty, Friday, June 27, 2014. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

Back in June, Thunder beat reporter Darnell Mayberry said in his profile of Mitch McGary that the newly drafted big man didn’t fit the prototype of the usual Sam Presti draft pick, in part because McGary was suspended by the NCAA for a year after testing positive for marijuana.

Well Vice Sports today published a candid interview with McGary where the expected replacement to Nick Collison addressed the penalty, saying it was “a little harsh.” You can watch the video in its entirety below.

by Matt Carney
Online Editor
Matt Carney is the night editor of NewsOK.com and a 2011 graduate of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. He was born in Tulsa, lives in Oklahoma City and misses QuikTrip every day.
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