Caruso is a College Station native and A&M alum, but that didn’t stop him from getting picked up here. He was actually arrested at the Easterwood Airport on A&M property.
Caruso posted bond and all in all, isn’t in much trouble. However, that didn’t stop him from being a major topic of discussion on social media.
After news of the arrest broke, the NBA world spoke up, including LeBron James and Stephen A. Smith.
Hold up hold up
— Mason Ginsberg (@MasonGinsberg) June 23, 2021
The Clippers Alex Caruso
Day ruined with 1 possession
— Mike Goldfarb (@MikeGoldFool) June 23, 2021
Terrible judgment by Alex Caruso. Why would an NBA player leave LA to go to College Station? https://t.co/k7f3gLTYxS
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) June 23, 2021
— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 23, 2021
DAMN, Alex Caruso!!! pic.twitter.com/DFV3Yv5A5b
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) June 23, 2021
This is an unfortunate start to the offseason for Caruso, who is coming off another productive year coming off the Lakers’ bench. The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 6.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game in 58 appearances.
Caruso is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. A favorite of LeBron, it will be interesting to see if the Lakers opt to bring him back.