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Blazers' swingman cited for suspended license

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Trail Blazers swingman Qyntel Woods has been cited for driving with a suspended license and no proof of insurance, Portland police said Tuesday.

It was the second time in 10 days that a member of the Trail Blazers has faced similar charges.

Woods was stopped Monday night in northeast Portland for a turn
signal violation, said Police Bureau spokesman Officer Henry
Groepper.

Officers impounded his 2002 Cadillac Escalade.

Oregon Division of Motor Vehicle records reviewed by KGW-TV
showed his license was suspended twice in recent months.

In March, police said they stopped Woods and found marijuana in
his car. When asked to produce his drivers license and proof of
insurance, Woods reportedly provided officers with his rookie
trading card as identification.

He provided proof of insurance in July to lift the suspension.

His license was suspended again on July 28 for failure to appear
for a court hearing, DMV records show. It was unclear why Woods was
ordered to appear.

Rasheed Wallace was ticketed for driving with a suspended
license and without insurance last month, prompting police to
impound his 1997 Mercedes.

Last winter, Washington State Police pulled over Wallace and
teammate Damon Stoudamire in Stoudamire's Hummer on their way back
from a game in Seattle.

Both were cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession.

Stoudamire has since been charged with marijuana possession in
Arizona, the latest in a long list of problems team members have
faced on and off the court in recent months.