Miami, Florida – Timberwolves’ Taurean Prince got arrested on a warrant at Miami airport on Thursday, according to multiple sources.
“Taurean Prince was arrested on a fugitive warrant at the airport in Miami for a warrant out of Texas, for “dangerous drugs”, per @AndySlater, NBA Retweet Tweeted.
The reports further clarified that the Minnesota Timberwolves’ current player has been detained on a fugitive warrant. Shortly before 6:00 in the evening, the player was booked into Miami-Dade County jail, KSTP noted.
Allegedly the warrant was issued after drug traces were retrieved during a traffic stop out of his home in Texas.
Currently, there is no word whether the NBA player would face punishment from his league or the team.
“We are aware of the alleged report regarding Taurean Prince and are in the process of gathering more information,” said the Timberwolves in a brief statement.
The 28-year-old Prince spend the previous year in Minnesota following accompanying both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets the prior season. For the 2019 to 2020 season, the player spent the initial three seasons with none other but Atlanta Hawks prior to joining the Nets.
The Ex-Baylor star scored 7.3 points on 45.4% the previous year. During his athletic career, Prince averages 10.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in 24.2 minutes per game.’ Prince was born and brought up in Texas and went to Baylor college. Later he got into NBA to play professionally. He signed a $14.6 million contract to stay in Minnesota for two years this offseason, earning him around $7.1 Million for the upcoming season. However, the agreement is non-guaranteed for the 2nd season.