Coach K’s Grandson Michael Savarino Arrested on DWI Charges

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on email
Matt Gajewski breaks down the best CBB DFS picks for DraftKings & FanDuel college basketball lineups on Wednesday, March 10 | Duke

Looks like the apple sometimes falls too far from the tree. Coach K’s farewell tour is just getting underway, and now it has hit a bit of a pothole. Coach K’s grandson Michael Savarino and Duke star Paolo Banchero were both arrested on DWI charges.

Coach K’s grandson Savarino was behind the wheel, and reportedly blew a .08. on the breathalyzer. Banchero was charged with aiding and abetting a drunk driver.


Trending from Side Action


Via WRAL:

Court records show Michael Savarino was charged with driving while impaired and driving after consuming under the age of 21. Savarino, 20, is the grandson of Duke head men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzyewski. Police records also show he was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign/flashing red light.

Paolo Banchero, 19, faces a charge of aiding and abetting impaired driving. Banchero, a freshman, was one of the class of 2021’s most coveted recruits. Banchero was voted as the preseason ACC Player of the Year and expected to be picked early in the upcoming NBA Draft.

North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Chris Knox said Savarino was pulled over at a traffic stop at Bushy Cook Road and W. Ten Road near Hillsborough just after 1 a.m. on Sunday. The trooper felt Savarino showed signs of impairment, administering a breathalyzer test. Savarino registered a .08. He was released under a written promise to appear in court.

Coach K’s legacy cannot be tarnished at this point, but still not a good look for Coach K’s family.

Time for Coach K to impart some of that legendary wisdom on his grandson.


Welcome to the game outside the game! Follow us on our Sideaction Twitter handle, Instagram, and Facebook for the latest on sports and pop culture news across the web!

Subscribe on YouTube!

GET SIDE ACTION IN YOUR INBOX

CURATED OFFERS

LATEST

SHARE ON:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter

You may also like

Popular

MORE SIDE ACTION

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Tweet This
Share on reddit
Post on Reddit
Share on email
Share via Email