LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Clippers capturing guard Amir Coffey was arrested early Sunday on a firearms misdemeanor in Hollywood, authorities mentioned.
Coffey, 26, was a passenger in a automobile that police pulled over for dashing shortly earlier than 2 a.m., in line with Los Angeles Police Officer Tony Im, a division spokesperson.
Coffey was cited for carrying a hid firearm in a automobile, Im mentioned. He was launched on his personal recognizance from a county jail on $10,000 bail.
He’s scheduled to look in court docket on Aug. 24, jail data present.
The motive force was cited for dashing, and one other passenger acquired a misdemeanor for possession of marijuana, Im mentioned.
Coffey has been with the Clippers for 4 seasons.
“We’re conscious of a authorized scenario involving Amir Coffey and are wanting into it,” the workforce mentioned in an announcement on Monday.
It’s attainable that Coffey may face sanctions from the NBA. The league sometimes evaluations all issues of non-public and prison conduct and may concern a superb or suspension when it deems acceptable.
The 6-foot-7 guard/ahead has been primarily a bench participant and is averaging 5.5 factors per recreation.
He performed in 50 video games final season, together with 9 begins, and averaged 3.4 factors per recreation. His greatest season got here in 2021-22, when he performed in 69 video games with 30 begins and averaged 9.0 factors and a couple of.9 rebounds per recreation.
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