The Cleveland Cavaliers have issued a statement regarding statement regarding center Kendrick Perkins, who was involved in an alleged domestic violence dispute with his wife this morning in Westlake, a suburb of Cleveland. Via the Cavs:
We are aware of a police report concerning a dispute between Kendrick Perkins and his wife, Vanity, that occurred this morning near their home in Westlake, OH. There were no arrests or citations made by the Westlake Police, who responded on site, and there have been no accusations of wrong doing. We have spoken to Kendrick about this and understand he has cooperated fully with the authorities in their review of the situation and will continue to do so. We respect the process that the Westlake authorities will undergo in relation to this and have no further comment to make about the situation at this time.
Per Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, Perkins will travel with the team to Chicago for Thursday's Game 6 vs. the Bulls.
#Cavs say Kendrick Perkins will travel with team to Chicago.— Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) May 13, 201
Perkins has played sparingly in the playoffs so far, averaging just 5.5 minutes in four games.