The attorney for former NBA player Jose Ortiz says his client will plead guilty to drug charges in Puerto Rico following an agreement with federal prosecutors.

Hector Guzman Jr. filed a motion Thursday requesting a hearing so Ortiz can enter a new plea.

Ortiz was arrested in June after federal agents seized 218 marijuana plants at his house along with 40 rounds of ammunition. He was accused of possession with intent to distribute the plants.

– Reported by the Associated Press

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