Porter’s brother detained on suspicion of DWI

  • Myron Medcalf, ESPN Personnel WriterMay 1, 2024, 01:57 PM ET


    • Covers college basketball
    • Joined ESPN.com in 2011
    • Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato

Jevon Porter, a former Pepperdine standout and the younger brother of Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr., was jailed Friday night in Missouri on suspicion of DWI, Missouri State Sgt. Kyle Green verified to ESPN.Porter, 20, was launched on summons and not booked into jail in Boone County, where the incident occurred, according to Green. The news of Porter’s arrest was first reported by Power Mizzou.According to Green

, Porter was stopped for speeding before his DWI arrest. Porter, a 6-foot-11 forward, recently moved from Pepperdine to Loyola Marymount. He averaged 16.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season.Loyola Marymount stated it is looking into Porter’s scenario.”We know current reports in the media and are collecting details about the matter, “the school stated in a declaration to ESPN.The arrest comes two weeks after Porter’s older bro, Jontay Porter, a two-way player for the

Toronto Raptors, was prohibited from the NBA after an investigation revealed that he bet on games, influenced the result of bets and provided confidential information to bettors. In a statement, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Jontay Porter’s”blatant offenses of our gaming guidelines are being met with the most serious punishment.”Days later, another of Jevon Porter’s older brothers, Coban Porter, a previous player at Denver, was sentenced to 6 years

in jail for a drunk-driving crash that killed a lady in Colorado last year. Coban Porter, according to authorities records, had a blood alcohol level of 0.19, more than two times the legal limit, when he ran a traffic signal and knocked into an automobile, eliminating Kathy Limon Rothman and seriously injuring her guest. He got a two-year sentence for hurting Rothman’s guest however will serve the sentences concurrently.

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