Pelicans G Devonte’ Graham arrested on DWI charge

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Devonte Graham was arrested Thursday for driving while impaired in Raleigh, North Carolina, According to Wake County Arrest Records,

The North Carolina Highway Patrol made the arrest around 3 a.m. Graham Raleigh, 27, is a native. Details of the arrest were not immediately clear.

Pelicans acquire Graham Final season in a sign-and-trade from the Charlotte Hornets while sending Lonzo Ball to the Chicago Bulls. Graham had a breakout campaign for Charlotte in 2019-20

but it became expendable when the Hornets drafted LaMelo Ball in 2020.

Graham started 63 of the 76 games he played in the previous season, averaging 11.9 points, 4.2 assists and 2.3 rebounds while shooting 34.1% from a distance of 3 points.

He played mainly off the bench after the Pelicans traded for CJ McCollum.

Graham’s arrest comes weeks after Pelicans center Jackson Hayes was sentenced to probation, community service and domestic violence classes after pleading for false imprisonment counts and no contest to resist an officer.

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