Miami Heat point guard Carlos Arroyo was arrested after a traffic stop in Coral Gables, Fla., less than five miles from the AmericanAirlines Arena, according to the Miami Herald. From the Herald's Michael Wallace:
According to the arrest report, Arroyo was spotted at 8:41 a.m. driving slow enough along the 7100 block of Old Cutler Road to the point that he was said to be impeding traffic. Arroyo apparently was on his way to the Heat's practice at AmericanAirlines Arena. He did not attend the workout in advance of Saturday's game against Milwaukee. "We are aware of the traffic stop involving Carlos Arroyo this morning, and while we fully support our players, this is a pending legal matter and we will have no comment at this time," Heat president Pat Riley said in a statement.Arroyo is charged with operating a vehicle at a low enough speed to impede traffic, resisting arrest without violence and failing to obey a lawful order. He has been released without bail. There's no word as to whether Arroyo will suit up for the Heat on Saturday. Stay with Hot Hot Hoops as this story develops.