The Cleveland Cavaliers made good on their plans to commerce Kevin Porter Jr. following a locker room outburst.
Porter Jr. has been traded to the Houston Rockets for a future protected second-round choose, in keeping with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Porter, 20, was the No. 30 general choose in 2019. He averaged 10.0 factors and three.2 rebounds per sport as a rookie final 12 months, however he has had quite a few off-court points.
Porter was arrested in November on suspicion of possessing a gun and marijuana following a one-car accident. The costs have been later dismissed. It was additionally alleged that he punched a lady within the face in a separate incident, which you can read about here.
The Cavaliers have been attempting to assist Porter care for off-court points this season, which is why he had not performed. However he had an outburst in the team locker room after studying his locker had been given to a newly acquired participant. The Cavs started plans to maneuver Porter after that.
Porter was additionally suspended two video games for conduct points as a freshman at USC.