Former Michigan State basketball player, Keith Appling, was accused of drug offenses after officers said they discovered
19 grams, or a “golf ball-sized” of heroin in his automobile that he was intending to sell.
Assistant Macomb County Prosecutor Derek Miller said that the quantity of heroin discovered in the vehicle could have empowered a lot of “hits” to drug addicts. He portrayed the condition as “an unfortunate set of circumstances".
Appling, who was called Mr. Basketball in 2010 as the state's top high school player, played for Michigan State from 2010-2014, he also played professionally for teams in the Dominican Republic and Argentina.