Rockets looking to trade Kevin Porter Jr. following domestic violence allegations, per report

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Kevin Porter Jr.’s days with the Houston Rockets might be numbered. The 23-year-old guard was apprehended for a supposed attack on his sweetheart previously today and the Rockets are wanting to trade him along with draft settlement, according to a report from The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Rockets want to connect several second-round choices to move off Porter’s agreement, and are wanting to get a gamer who can make an instant effect in return.

Porter is fresh off his finest season yet and balanced profession highs in points (19.2) and rebounds (5.3) last season as Houston’s full-time beginning point player. He’s revealed enhancement considering that making his Rockets launching in 2020-21, however he’s frequently put himself in the spotlight for unfavorable factors as a pro.

Porter, the 30th total choice from the 2019 NBA Draft, was suspended in his novice season for making inappropriate contact with a video game authorities. He then appeared in 26 video games throughout his sophomore season after being suspended for an offseason weapons charge and being traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers following an outburst focused around a locker modification. Porter’s behavioral concerns continued in Houston, as he was suspended when as a Rocket for leaving the arena throughout a video game in the after-effects of an argument with his colleague, Christian Wood. 

Porter signed a four-year, $82 million extension with the Rockets last October, however he was just ensured $15.86 million in year among that contract. Whether Houston will have the ability to move the USC item stays to be seen. 

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