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Detroit Pistons G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Arrested For Suspicion Of DUI

The starting guard was arrested early Wednesday morning.

Detroit Pistons starting shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested early Wednesday morning following his team's game against the Miami Heat.

Caldwell-Pope, who could potentially land a max contract this offseason, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to a report by WDIV 4 Detroit.

From their report:

Detroit Pistons' star guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested early Wednesday on suspicion of drunken driving in Auburn Hills, officials confirmed.

Police said Caldwell-Pope was pulled over around 2:50 a.m. Wednesday on Auburn Road near Squirrel Road after being clocked driving 45 mph in a 25 mph zone.

The advanced roadside impairment officer said when he walked up to the car, he smelled alcohol. He put Caldwell-Pope through sobriety tests and placed him under arrest, police said.

Caldwell-Pope was "very cooperative" with the officer, authorities said. He was issued a ticket for DUI after a Breathalyzer test at the police station registered his blood-alcohol content at 0.08.

Caldwell-Pope played in Thursday night's win over the Brooklyn Nets, scoring 12 points in 37 minutes in a 90-89 victory.

The 24-year-old guard, who starred collegiately at Georgia, is averaging 14 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists a game this season for the Pistons, who are unlikely to make the playoffs.

Detroit plays Milwaukee on Friday night.