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Anthony, Carmelo

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: October 15, 2004

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 20

Details: While boarding the team plane, agents discovered a small quantity of marijuana in Anthony’s backpack.  He was cited and released.  He blamed it on a friend who borrowed his backpack the previous week and the charges were ultimately dropped.

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Armstrong, Darrell

Charge: Battery of female officer

Arrest Date: July 7, 2003

Franchise: Orlando Magic

Age 35

Details: After leaving a club, Armstrong stood in traffic trying to flag down a taxi. A female police officer tried to get him out of the street, and he slapped away her hand and briefly struggled with her, leading to an arrest for battery.

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Arenas, Gilbert

Charge: Unlawful possession of firearm

Arrest Date: June 4, 2003

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 21

Anderson, Greg

Charge: Possession of cocaine and intent to distribute

Arrest Date: February 25, 1998

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 33

Details: Anderson arranged to help two men sell a kilogram of cocaine.  One of the men was working with the FBI, and after an undercover sting Anderson was arrested on federal charges, including crossing state lines from Texas to Mississippi.  He later cooperated with the FBI in an operation against the third man, and was eventually sentenced to five months in prison.

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Anderson, Willie

Charge: Contempt of court

Arrest Date: March 27, 1996

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 29

Details: Anderson was arrested and charged with contempt of court, following a warrant being issued after he failed to pay child support.

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Abdelnaby, Alaa

Charge: Marijuana Possession

Arrest Date: December 2, 1992

Franchise: Milwaukee Bucks

Age: 24

Details: Abdelnaby was arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession in Milwaukee.  No other information was provided.

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Allen, Lucius

Charge: Marijuana Possession

Arrest Date: October 6, 1972

Franchise: Milwaukee Bucks

Age 25

Details: While Allen and fellow Milwaukee Buck and NBA superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar smoked a joint while driving, cops pulled them over and arrested both for marijuana possession.

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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

Charge: Marijuana Possession

Arrest Date: October 6, 1972

Franchise: Milwaukee Bucks

Age 25

Details: While Abdul-Jabbar and fellow Milwaukee Buck Lucius Allen smoked a joint while driving, cops pulled them over and arrested both for marijuana possession.

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Allen, Tony

Charge: Aggravated Battery

Arrest Date: August 28, 2005

Franchise: Boston Celtics

Age 23

Details: While at a nightclub with a large entourage, Allen allegedly was involved in a disagreement with two men.  The first he punched, breaking his jaw.  He then ordered someone in his entourage to ‘fuck up’ the second man, resulting in his friend shooting and injuring him.

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