Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was the No. 8 pick in the NBA Draft after two seasons at the University of Georgia.
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Photo: CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.CO

Former UGA player suspended for March DUI

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was suspended for two games in the 2017-2018 season for pleading guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated in March, the NBA announced on Friday.

A former University of Georgia standout from Greenville, Ga., Caldwell-Pope is the second Piston to be suspended this offseason after Reggie Bullock was suspended for the first five games of the season for violating the league’s anti-drug policy.

Caldwell-Pope averaged 13.8 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game and 2.5 assists per game last season with the Pistons.

Before he was drafted eighth overall in 2013 by the Pistons, Caldwell-Pope played for the Bulldogs for two seasons, averaging 15.8 points per game.

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