Lakers Guard Alex Caruso Arrested For Possession of Marijuana!
— Lakers Supply (@LakersSupply) June 23, 2021
CelebnSports247.com reports that the Los Angeles Lakers have a number of additional key players who will be free agents this offseason. This group includes Alex Caruso.
Now, Alex Caruso just made headlines and this is NOT good for him because it was revealed he arrested for possession of marijuana.
We have one question though – How was he arrested for marijuana when it’s legal in California?
Because he was in Texas enjoying some Maryjane! Come’on Texas, make it legal, its 2021!
Here’s the tea, ESPN’s Bobby Marks sees Caruso landing a deal similar to De’Anthony Melton’s four-year, $34.6 million contract.
The guard, who is the longest-tenured player on the roster, ranked No. 4 among all players in defensive rating (101.2) this season and is a big reason the Lakers ranked as the top defensive team in the league. Because he has been on the roster for more than three seasons, Caruso has full Bird rights, allowing the Lakers to sign him for up to 25% of the salary cap and a maximum of five seasons.
According to Windhorst, league executives believe that Caruso could draw interest from teams in the $9.5 million midlevel exception range. That salary falls in line with the $8 million average value that ProFitX has for Caruso in free agency.
Caruso is a fan favorite for providing the team with much-needed energy off the bench.
The guard averaged 6.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 21 minutes per game during the 2020-21 season.
It’s time the United States makes marijuana legal in all 51 states.
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