Category Archives: Indiana Pacers

Artest, Ron

Charge: Assault and battery

Arrest Date: November 19, 2004

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 25

Details: Artest was the main participant of the infamous ‘Malice at the Palace’ brawl in Detroit.  Artest was arrested for assault and battery along with four other Indiana Pacers players for attacking Pistons fans in the arena.  Nine players were suspended for varying lengths, with Artest being suspended the longest, for the remainder of the season (73 regular season games and 13 playoff games). See below for video of the famous brawl.

Original news account


Williams, Kenny

Charge: Passing bad checks

Arrest Date: August 28, 1991

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 22