Cavs guard Kevin Porter Jr. arrested on weapons charges

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FILE – Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Porter Jr. poses during the NBA basketball team’s media day in Independence, Ohio, in this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo. The Cleveland Cavaliers said they have spoken to guard Kevin Porter Jr. following his arrest early Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, on weapons charges. Porter, a 2019 first-round draft pick, faces charges of improperly handling firearms in a vehicle, according to Mahoning County Sheriff records. He was released on $4,000 bond. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, FIle)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers said they have spoken to guard Kevin Porter Jr. following his arrest early Sunday on weapons charges.

A 2019 first-round draft pick, Porter faces charges of improperly handling firearms in a vehicle, according to Mahoning County sheriff records.

He was released on $4,000 bond.

The 20-year-old Porter emerged as a bright spot last season for the Cavaliers. He averaged 10 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in 50 games.

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