NBA star Devonte Graham is placed on 12-month unsupervised probation after pleading guilty to 2022 DUI arrest in North Carolina
- The 28-year-old was initially sentenced to 21 days in jail before being suspended
- He drove drunk at 63mph on a street in Raleigh where the speed limit is 40
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San Antonio Spurs point guard Devonte ‘Graham has been placed on unsupervised probation for 12 months, following his arrest for driving under the influence in his hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina in July 2022.
Graham, 28, was initially sentenced to 21 days in jail before being suspended. Instead, he was placed on probation after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor impaired driving charge last month.
Additionally, the NBA basketball player also had to pay $393 in fines and costs as part of his conviction, according to Wake County City-County Bureau of Identification (CCBI) records.
On July 7, 2022, Graham was arrested after police pulled him over at 2:39 a.m. for driving 60 mph on a street where the speed limit was 40.
Officers suspected impaired driving during the traffic stop, and Graham submitted to a breathalyzer test. His results were a breath alcohol concentration of 0.11, above the state maximum of 0.08.
Devonte ‘Graham was also ordered to pay $393 in fines and costs as part of his conviction.
The 28-year-old had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.11, above the state maximum of 0.08
Graham was then taken to Wake County Detention Center in Raleigh.
Prosecutors dropped the speeding charge against Graham.
Graham, 28, was a member of the New Orleans Pelicans at the time of his arrest.
New Orleans traded him to San Antonio at the trade deadline in February.
Graham averaged 5.3 points in 53 games for New Orleans last season.
Graham was playing for the New Orleans Pelicans at the time of his DUI arrest last summer
After the trade, he averaged 13.0 and 4.0 assists in 20 games (eight starts) for Spurs.
Graham has career averages of 11.6 points and 4.5 assists in 313 games (171 starts) over five NBA seasons with the Charlotte Hornets (2018-21), Pelicans (2021-23) and Spurs.
He was drafted in the second round of the 2018 NBA draft by the Hornets.
Graham grew up in Knightdale, North Carolina, and played high school basketball at Broughton High School in Raleigh.