Pruitt arrested, reportedly on suspicion of DUI

Backup Celtics guard Gabe Pruitt was arrested early this morning in the Los Angeles area on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, celebrity gossip web site reported. A search of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department web site found that someone with Pruitt’s exact name and birthday was arrested at 3:07 a.m. and booked at 5:57 a.m. Bail was set at $5,000.

The LACSD web site did not indicate the exact charge, only that it was a misdemeanor.

The Celtics played the Clippers in Los Angeles last night. The 22-year-old Pruitt, who played college ball at the Southern Cal, scored three points in Boston’s 93-91 loss.

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