Category Archives: K

Kidd, Jason

Charge: Driving while intoxicated

Arrest Date: July 15, 2012

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 39

Details: Just three days after Kidd’s introductory press conference welcoming him to the Knicks, he continued to celebrate by driving drunk in Long Island and crashing into a telephone pole.  This was Kidd’s third career arrest, spanning three decades, and his first in over 11 years.

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Krstic, Nenad

Charge: Sports violence

Arrest Date: August 19, 2010

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 27

Details: Krstic was arrested after a brawl during a match between Serbia and Greece.  During the fight Krstic grabbed one player by the throat and hurled a chair at another, leaving him with a bloody wound on the side of his head.  See below for video of the brawl and the chair thrown by Krstic (chair throw is at 1:08 mark of video).

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Kinsey, Tarence

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: June 24, 2009

Franchise: Cleveland Cavaliers

Age 25

Details: Kinsey was pulled over early in the morning in Tampa after being spotted weaving and speeding in his Bentley.  He was arrested for DUI after failing sobriety tests and refusing a breathalyzer.

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Kidd, Jason

Charge: Domestic abuse

Arrest Date: January 18, 2001

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 27

Details: Kidd allegedly punched his wife Joumana in the mouth during an argument over the feeding of their two year-old son.  She called 911 and responding officers found her with a cut inside of her mouth and swelling of her lip.  This was the second of three career arrests for Kidd.

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Kidd, Jason

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: January 1, 1995

Franchise: Dallas Mavericks

Age 21

King, Bernard

Charge: Forcible sexual assault

Arrest Date: January 1, 1980

Franchise: Utah Jazz

Age 23

Details: At the age of 23, King had already been arrested three previous times since being drafted by the Nets in 1977.  King rang in the new year and new decade by allegedly forcing a Salt Lake woman to perform repeated sexual acts on him.

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King, Bernard

Charge: Driving under the influence, driving without a license, possession of cocaine

Arrest Date: December 18, 1978

Franchise: New Jersey Nets

Age 22

Details: Yet another arrest for King came when police found the Nets star passed out and slumped over the steering wheel of his Corvette while in possession of a small amount of cocaine.  This was the third arrest for King since being drafted by the Nets just 18 months earlier, and his fifth arrest since joining the University of Tennessee basketball program.  He was ultimately traded to the Jazz by the frustrated Nets, where he eventually faced his most serious charges of sexual assault after a New Years incident in 1980.

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King, Bernard

Charge: Marijuana possession, prowling, and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: July 15, 1977

Franchise: New Jersey Nets

Age 20

Details: This was King’s second arrest that week, both since being drafted by the Nets only a month earlier.  This time he was arrested after a man told police King had attempted to break into his apartment.  He was subsequently found to possess marijuana and resisted arrest.  King had previously been arrested twice while in college with the University of Tennessee, and would subsequently be arrested two more times during his playing career.

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King, Bernard

Charge: Breaking and entering

Arrest Date: July 10, 1977

Franchise: New Jersey Nets

Age 20

Details: Exactly a month after being drafted by the Nets, King celebrated broke into a University of Tennessee athletics building, a stealing a television.  This was the first of four arrests during his professional career, though he had also been arrested twice previously while in college for smoking marijuana, drunk driving, and driving without a license. He would also be arrested a mere 5 days after this for marijuana possession, prowling and resisting arrest.

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