Category Archives: G

Gibson, Taj

Charge: Driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: July 6, 2017

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 32

Details: Less than a week after signing a new $28 million dollar contract with the Timberwolves, Gibson was arrested for driving with a suspended license after getting pulled over for making an illegal u-turn in Queens, New York.

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Green, Draymond

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: July 10, 2016

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 26

Details: Green was arrested in East Lansing, Michigan after getting into a physical altercation with another man at a restaurant, Conrad’s Grill. No other details were made available at this time.

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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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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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Gibson, Daniel

Charge: Battery

Arrest Date: July 29, 2013

Franchise: Cleveland Cavaliers

Age 27

Details: Free agent Daniel Gibson didn’t help his chance of landing a lucrative contract by getting arrested after being involved in a fight outside of a New Orleans nightclub, breaking the victim’s jaw with a punch.  The incident occurred three weeks before he was formally arrested.

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Griffin, Eddie

Charge: Inattentive driving

Arrest Date: March 30, 2006

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 23

Details: The late Eddie Griffin received his fourth and final nba arrest in 2006, about a year and a half before his drunk-driving death.  After crashing his SUV into a parked car he was charged only with inattentive driving.  A few months later, however, a surveillance video surfaced of him professing his drunkenness following the crash.  In addition,  a lawsuit later was filed against Griffin alleging he was not only drunk but masturbating to a pornographic DVD while driving, causing the accident.

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Greene, Orien

Charge: Failure to stop, operating vehicle to endanger

Arrest Date: March 29, 2006

Franchise: Boston Celtics

Age 24

Details: Celtics rookie Orien Greene was pulled over by police after being clocked driving at a whopping 90 mph on a city street.  After a brief pursuit he was arrested and charged.

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Griffin, Eddie

Charge: Probation violation

Arrest Date: July 7, 2005

Franchise: Houston Rockets

Age 23

Details: Griffin was sentenced to 15 days in prison for probation violation. He was listed as a witness to a disturbance at a Houston nightclub, which is a violation of his probation because he was “consorting with disreputable people.” Griffin’s probation stemmed from a 2003 assault conviction.  This was the third of an eventual four career arrests for the late troubled star.

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Griffin, Eddie

Charge: Assault with a deadly weapon

Arrest Date: November 20, 2003

Franchise: Houston Rockets

Age 21

Detail: Griffin was charged with fighting with a woman who says he beat her and fired a gun in her direction. The victim accused Griffin of hitting her three times in the face and shooting at her as she drove away from his home in a gated community in southwest Houston.

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Griffin, Eddie

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: April 6, 2003

Franchise: Houston Rockets

Age 20

Details: This was the first of four NBA arrests that were racked up by the late Eddie Griffin before his drunk-driving death in 2007.  The talented but troubled star was the seventh pick in the 2001 draft and managed to stay our of trouble until late in his sophomore season.  While heading home from a game in Houston he was pulled over for speeding and not using a turn signal, at which point officers discovered a small amount of marijuana and placed him under arrest

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