In response to the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Workplace, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kevin Porter Jr. was arrested on a weapons cost on Sunday morning.
CLEVELAND — Editor’s observe: the video above is from Feb. 25, 2020.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kevin Porter Jr. was arrested on a weapons cost on Sunday morning, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Workplace has confirmed to 3News.
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In response to the Mahoning County Sherriff’s Workplace, the 20-year-old Porter was arrested by state freeway patrol on Interstate 76 and charged with “improperly dealing with a firearm in a car.” He has since been launched on bond.
In a press release launched shortly after information of Porter’s arrest was made public, the Cavaliers mentioned: “We’re conscious of the scenario involving Kevin Porter Jr. and are within the strategy of gathering data. We’ve got spoken with Kevin and can proceed to deal with this privately with him because the associated course of evolves.”
A 5-star prospect popping out of highschool, Porter noticed uneven taking part in time and productiveness throughout his lone season of faculty at USC. As Porter noticed his draft prospects fall heading into the 2019 NBA Draft, the Cavs made a draft night time commerce with the Detroit Pistons to pick Porter out of USC with the No. 30 choose.
Showing in 50 video games as a rookie, the 6-foot-Four swingman averaged 10.zero factors, 3.2 rebounds and a pair of.eight assists with a season-high of 30 factors in a win over the Miami Warmth on Feb. 24.
The NBA offseason is scheduled to start this week with the 2020 NBA Draft happening on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and the 2020-21 common season set to start on Dec. 22.