Wagner’s Stepfather gets life in prison

According to Newsday.Com, The stepfather of former Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dajuan Wagner was sentenced Monday to life in prison for trafficking in crack cocaine. The life term was mandatory for Leonard “Pooh” Paulk, 37. Like other federal prisoners, he is not eligible for parole. U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson also fined Paulk $15,000, which will be paid with his prison earnings, federal prosecutors said. Paulk was convicted Nov. 30, 2004, of two charges: conspiracy to possess drugs with the intent to distribute, and a drug-dealing count charging that in March 2002 he distributed and possessed with the intent to distribute 115 grams of crack.

Wagner has not played in the NBA this season. He became a free agent after appearing in just 11 games for Cleveland last season. The former Camden High School star was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft after one year at Memphis