Former NBA coach Don Nelson is now a marijuana farmer

Back in February, ahead of a Golden State Warriors game at Oracle Arena, Don Nelson was asked what he’s been up to since he retired from coaching.

The answer from the ex-NBA coach, who last coached for the Warriors in 2010, made everyone in the room burst out laughing.

“I’ve been smoking some pot,” Nelson said. “But I never smoked when I played or coached, so it’s new to me.”

Turns out, he now does that every day.

In an interview with