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Leon Smith In Serious Trouble

Leon Smith is in real trouble. After his earlier struggles to adapt to
the NBA straight out of high school,
Smith has now been committed to a psychiatric ward after overdosing on aspirin.

This followed an attack on a friend's SUV with a rock. The friend is
actually a former house parent who used to look after Leon, as he was a ward of
the state of Illinois. He made the jump to the NBA when he was clearly not
ready, and now this. All you can do is hope for the best, but the
basketball aperture, which was supposed to be his way out, is narrowing, and he
can't necessarily count on it at this point and it's secondary anyway to his
stability. There are a million and one things to say about this, but the whole story is just overwhelmingly sad.