Wednesday , Jul , 12 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Isaiah Rider arrested for cocaine possession

Oakland police reported Tuesday that former NBA player Isaiah “J.R.” Rider, 35, was arrested early Sunday for felony cocaine possession at a home in the Oakland hills.

Isaiah Rider arrested for cocaine possessionPolice would not say how much cocaine was found and would not provide details on the arrest.

Rider’s NBA career was shortened by legal troubles. The former NBA slam-dunk champion is also awaiting trial in a kidnapping charge involving a former girlfriend.

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