ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 13: Miles Bridges #0 of the Charlotte Hornets reacts after a foul is called during the first half against the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on April 13, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

Hornets star player Miles Bridges was arrested in Los Angeles Wednesday on felony charges.  An arrest report on the Los Angeles County Jail’s website shows Bridges was charged with a felony but doesn’t say what the exact charge was.  Free agency started in the NBA today and his arrest came right before it, the Hornets main priority was to re-sign Bridges who had greatly improved his game from last season to this one.


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Bridges averaged over 20 ppg this season and was in contention for most improved player in the NBA.  It was a career year for him and he was in line to make $30 million.

The hornets have not made a comment on Bridges being arrested.  Bridges is supposed to be back in court on July 20.  We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.