Category Archives: New York Knicks

Felton, Raymond

Charge: Possession of a firearm

Arrest Date: February 25, 2014

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 29

Details: Felton turned himself into police following an arrest warrant for possessing an unlicensed handgun.  The police were alerted by Felton’s estranged wife, who provided the gun to police and claimed he threatened her with it.

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Sprewell, Latrell

Charge: Driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: February 27, 2003

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 32

Details: Sprewell was pulled over and arrested in Manhattan for driving with a suspended license.  The license had been suspended after he failed to answer a summons for failing to signal.  He was taken into custody, paid a fine and was released.

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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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Smith, JR

Charge: Failure to appear in court

Arrest Date: May 24, 2012

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 26

Details: After being arrested in 2011 for driving a scooter without a license, Smith subsequently skipped his scheduled court appearance, causing a bench warrant to be issued for him. He was eventually arrested in Miami for failure to appear in court. This was his fourth arrest since going pro.

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Chandler, Wilson

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: May 18, 2010

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 23

Details: While driving his Mercedes in Queens, New York, Chandler was pulled over for having his lights off.  Officers then discovered a joint and 12 bags of marijuana in his car, and arrested him and a friend for possession.

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Robinson, Nate

Charge: Driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: August 17, 2009

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 25

Details: Robinson was pulled over in the Bronx because of an unpaid traffic ticket that caused his driver’s license to be suspended, and was taken in and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. This was his first career arrest.

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Morris, Randolph

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: August 7, 2002

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 21

Details: While driving in Kentucky, Morris was pulled over for speeding and was given a breathalyzer test.  He registered a blood alcohol level of .069, just below the legal limit of .08, avoiding a drunken driving charge.  He was arrested, however, for reckless driving.

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Thomas, Kurt

Charge: Assault of spouse

Arrest Date: September 30, 2002

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 29

Details: Thomas allegedly assaulted his wife during an argument over the whereabouts of his laptop computer.  During the argument he grabbed her around the neck and pulled on her arm while she held their 2-year-old daughter.

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Wallace, John

Charge: Driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: December 27, 1999

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 25

Details: While driving through a police checkpoint in midtown Manhattan early one morning, Wallace was arrested for driving with a suspended license.  His license had been suspended due to failure to pay a previous summons.

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Wallace, John

Charge: Harassment

Arrest Date: May 23, 1997

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 23