Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is currently serving a jail sentence, but is still playing basketball with the Lakers. According to NY Post, he is serving a 25-day jail sentence after violating probation. Pope is completing his sentence at the Seal Beach Police Department Detention Center.
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He is still allowed to participate in practices and games, but can’t play any games outside the state. Pope in order to participate must wear a GPS monitor and submit a breath test when he returns to the jail test. While serving his probation sentence he failed a drug-and-alcohol screening.
Pope has missed two games and will not play in Houston or Minnesota on Dec. 31st as well as New Year’s Day. Pope is signed to a one-year $18 million deal currently. When he plays he averages 14.2 points while playing 35 minutes per game.
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