Police spokesman Victor Senties did not know whether the player had been jailed or whether he had hired legal support, though said that both the charges were classified as misdemeanours.

"We are aware of the situation and are attempting to get more details about the incident," Houston general manager Daryl Morey said.

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"While we do not have all the facts yet, it is nevertheless very disappointing to have one of our players involved with any police activity. We will continue working with the authorities in order to get to the bottom of the situation."

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