How exactly is tossing Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur from the NBA’s rookie transition program supposed to help anything?
The former Jayhawks were discovered with marijuana and women in their hotel room and promptly kicked out of the program. Orientation week is all about how to handle the sudden fame and fortune these guys have found. They learn what’s expected from them off the court, and they learn how to succeed. Clearly, Chalmers and Arthur are just the kind of guys that need the indoctrination. But they’ve gotten kicked out just for proving that it’s necessary. What a typical, backward reaction.
The possible fines and suspensions make sense, but kicking these guys out of the program is liking kicking an athiest out of church for not being a Christian.