Category Archives: 2014

Hairston, PJ

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: July 6, 2014

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 21

Details: A little over a week after being drafted by the Hornets and becoming a professional basketball player, Hairston got into an altercation during a pickup game and punched a high-schooler twice in the face.  He had previously been arrested once during the summer of 2013 for marijuana possession while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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Griffin, Blake

Charge: Battery

Arrest Date: November 12, 2014

Franchise: Los Angeles Clippers

Age 25

Details: Griffin was arrested following an October 19th incident at a Las Vegas nightclub where he grabbed a cameraman’s hand and slapped him in the face after being upset from the camera’s flash in his face. Teammates Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan were also at the nightclub but were not involved in the incident. This was Griffin’s first career arrest.

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Taylor, Jeffery

Charge: Domestic assault, destruction of property

Arrest Date: September 25, 2014

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 25

Details: The third year swingman from Sweden was arrested at a Michigan-area Marriott and charged with domestic assault and destruction of property. No other details were available.

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Oden, Greg

Charge: Battery

Arrest Date: August 7, 2014

Franchise: Miami Heat

Age 26

Details: The oft-injured center was arrested at 3:30 am after allegedly punching an ex-girlfriend in the face.  When police arrived they found his 24 year-old ex on the sofa with her face swollen and bloodied.

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Speights, Marreese

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: August 5, 2014

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 27

Details: Speights was stopped in his Bentley at 3:30am after not yielding to traffic.  He was found to have a blood alcohol level of .10, and was arrested for driving under the influence.  He had been out that evening celebrating his 27th birthday.

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Faverani, Vitor

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: August 3, 2014

Franchise: Boston Celtics

Age 26

Details: While driving in Valencia, Spain, Faverani ran a red light and crashed into a bus.  He was arrested for driving under the influence after his blood alcohol level was found to be triple the legal limit.

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Tucker, PJ

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: May 10, 2014

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 29

Details: Tucker was pulled over after running a stop sign in his Mercedes and driving erratically.  He was found to have slurred speech, watery eyes and a blood alcohol level of .222, nearly three times the legal limit.  He was arrested for driving under the influence, and faced a charge of ‘super-extreme DUI’ due to his BAC being above .20. About two months after the arrest Tucker signed a three year, $16.5 million dollar contract with the Suns.

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Brewer, Ronnie

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 19, 2014

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 28

Details: Brewer was pulled over in Beverly Hills for erratic driving and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence after he was found to have a blood alcohol level of .15.

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Goodwin, Archie

Charge:  Disorderly conduct and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: May 4, 2014

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 19

Details: Goodwin was arrested at an Arkansas skating rink after officers spotted him cursing and being aggressive toward another skater.  After refusing to stop, officers moved in to arrest him at which point he tried to break free and flee.

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Valanciunas, Jonas

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: April 7, 2014

Franchise: Toronto Raptors

Age 21

Details: While going through a drive-thru at 2:30am, open beer bottles were spotted in Valanciunas’ car.  Police were called and tracked the vehicle to his home, where he was arrested for driving under the influence.

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