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Nolan Smith says police pulled gun on him, then asked for autograph

Former Duke guard Nolan Smith is in Durham, N.C., participating in K Academy college basketball fantasy camp. Early Thursday morning he sent a series of tweets about a situation with police:

Sporting News talked to a spokesman for the Durham police, who had this to say about the interaction:

"It could have been a similar car whose description matched one of a bank robbery or a shooting. It could have been the actions and behavior of the driver," he said, calling the reaction "normal behavior."

"Tempers flare," he said "And if the case went to court, an officer would need to be able to justify why he did that, but that's why police officers have body cameras and the cameras in the car."