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The Washington Wizards launched guard Ryan Rollins Monday, and a few new info might have performed a think about that call.

The 21-year-old is accused of stealing from a Goal retailer seven occasions over two months whereas he was on the Wizards’ roster, in line with The Athletic.

The alleged incidents occurred between Sept. 9 and Nov. 9, and the gadgets from every alleged theft have been valued at lower than $1,000.

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Ryan Rollins of the Washington Wizards throughout a recreation in opposition to the Toronto Raptors Dec. 27, 2023, at Capital One Area in Washington, D.C.  (Kenny Giarla/NBAE by way of Getty Pictures)

Rollins is alleged to have stolen home goods like candles, groceries and physique wash from the identical retailer.

He’s faces seven prices of petit larceny, a Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia. Punishment might be “confinement in jail for no more than 12 months and a advantageous of no more than $2,500, both or each,” a state legislation says.

A court docket listening to is scheduled for subsequent month. Rollins has not entered a plea, in line with The Athletic.

Rollins was a participant concerned within the blockbuster deal that despatched Chris Paul to the Golden State Warriors. Rollins was one of many gamers Washington bought in return.

Ryan Rollins of the Washington Wizards dribbles in opposition to the Golden State Warriors through the second half of a recreation at Chase Middle Dec. 22, 2023, in San Francisco.  (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Pictures)

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“We only in the near past realized of the fees in opposition to Ryan,” Monumental Basketball President Michael Winger advised The Athletic. “We can’t touch upon that matter or the premise for our roster selections. We do take our function very significantly as residents of the DMV, representatives of our followers and a crew our group might be pleased with. These are expectations, not aspirations. We’re keen to maneuver ahead with our crew as constituted and pursue excellence on and off the court docket.”

Rollins was the forty fourth total choice within the 2022 NBA Draft.

Ryan Rollins (9) of the Washington Wizards shoots the ball throughout a recreation in opposition to the Dallas Mavericks Nov. 15, 2023, at Capital One Area in Washington, D.C.  (KeShawn Ennis/NBAE by way of Getty Pictures)

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Rollins appeared in 10 video games with Washington this season and a dozen final 12 months with the Warriors.

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