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NBA’s brother banned for life, another goes to prison

NBA champion Michael Porter Jr. is a key player for the Denver Nuggets, but news of the player’s family situation means he will enter the NBA Playoffs at a difficult time.

A family tragedy marks his days leading up to the start of the ring defense.

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His younger brother Jontay, who also plays in the NBA with the Toronto Raptors, was banned from the competition for life after his alleged involvement in gambling was discovered. And the youngest of the Porter brothers, Cobanwas sentenced to six years in prison last year after a traffic accident.

Cobanalso a basketball player at the University of Denver, was found to have driven a speeding car in January 2023 after drinking alcohol.

He collided with an Uber driver Katharina Rothman, 42, along with her passenger. Unfortunately, the accident was fatal and… Rothman was killed, with her passenger seriously injured in the incident.

Porter‘s breathalyzer tested with a blood alcohol level of 0.19, meaning he was more than twice the legal limit of 0.08.

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The legal proceedings have already begun and the case is almost resolved just as the NBA is entering its critical phase Coban apologize for his actions.

“All I can say is I’m sorry. I thought I was invincible. It’s the first time I’ve ever driven after drinking,” Coban said.

His older brother, Gold nuggets star Portereven testified about his character during the trial: “I wouldn’t be who I am today without a brother like that Coban. He pushed me to get better every day,” he said.

The drunk driving conviction carries a prison sentence of six years and amounts to the same as the NBA’s decision to suspend his other brother. Jontayafter allegedly making suspicious movements regarding NBA games while playing for the Birds of prey.