Don Nelson on weed, poker, mortality and the daughter he had out of wedlock

first_imgBy now, most basketball fans who have bothered to pay attention know that former Warriors coach Don Nelson is no longer the intense, boisterous figure who stalked NBA sidelines for more than three decades.Nope, at 79, he’s a laid-back dude living in Maui who wears his long silver hair in a pony tail, grows and smokes weed and plays a ton of poker with Willie Nelson and other celebrity pals.On Tuesday’s (June 25) edition of “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel” (10 p.m., HBO), the show’s host …last_img