NBA player Taurean Prince arrested at Florida airport on fugitive warrant

Minnesota Timberwolves forward arrested at Miami International Airport

Taurean Prince of the Minnesota Timberwolves looks on against the Denver Nuggets during the fourth quarter at Ball Arena on October 8, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. 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 C. Morgan Engel/Getty Images) (C. Morgan Engel , 2021 C. Morgan Engel)

MIAMI – Minnesota Timberwolves forward Taurean Prince was arrested at Miami International Airport on Thursday on a fugitive warrant that was issued in Texas, officials said.

He was being held Thursday night by the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department. Jail records did not show bond information, or the specifics of the charge or charges he is facing in Texas.

In a statement, the Timberwolves said team officials are “aware of the alleged report regarding Taurean Prince and are in the process of gathering more information."

Prince agreed to a two-year, $16 million extension with the Timberwolves this summer. He has averaged 10.5 points per game in his first six NBA seasons, spending time with Atlanta, Brooklyn, Cleveland and now Minnesota.