NBA player, a Raleigh native, charged with DWI ::

— A Raleigh native and NBA player was charged Thursday with driving while impaired.

Devonte’ Graham, point guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, graduated from Broughton High School in 2013. He was charged with DWI near the intersection of Peace Street and Capitol Boulevard early Thursday morning.

Graham was stopped for going 63 mph in a 40 mph zone, and troopers suspected that he was impaired. He recorded a .11 blood alcohol concentration. (In North Carolina, anything above .08 is illegal.)

Graham was released under $3,000 bond.

According to the arrest report, Graham currently lives in Kenner, La.

When Graham, now 27, played point guard for the Charlotte Hornets in 2020.

He led the Capitals to an appearance in the NC High School Athletic Association 4A state championship game his senior year and was a two-star prospect coming out of high school.

After playing at Brewster Academy for a year after high school, Graham signed with the University of Kansas, where he played four seasons.


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