Pistons' assistant Hardaway suspended 3 games for DWI

The Detroit News

Pistons’ assistant coach Tim Hardaway has been suspended for three games for pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated with an excessive blood alcohol level, in violation of the law of the state of Michigan, the NBA announced Friday.

Pistons assistant coach Tim Hardaway

Hardaway will be suspended for the first three games of the 2016-17 regular season.

Hardaway was sentenced to 18 months of probation and 10 days of community service following his plea in September related to an April arrest in Oakland County, according to reports.

Hardaway's vehicle was stopped by authorities along 13 Mile and Lahser roads, near his home. He had a blood alcohol level of .17 percent, according to court records obtained by WDIV. That is more than twice the state's legal limit of .08 percent.