Carmelo Anthony pulled over for suspicion of DUIPosted by Inside Hoops
Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony was pulled over by police on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
His lawyer, Dan Recht, issued the following statement early Monday afternoon:
“Carmelo was pulled over late Sunday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He cooperated by consenting to a blood test, the results of which will not be available for approximately two weeks. There was no accident and no one was hurt. Like anyone in a similar situation, Carmelo has to wait for the results of the blood test. He regrets putting himself in this situation. In the meantime, Carmelo will try to stay focused on his family and his team. Carmelo apologizes to his fans, the Denver community, his teammates and the Nuggets organization for the distraction this is causing them.”
Also, Denver Nuggets Vice President of Basketball Operations Mark Warkentien issued the following statement today: “We are aware of the situation involving Carmelo Anthony. We are currently gathering information and we will have no further comment at this time.”