Category Archives: Oklahoma City Thunder

Perkins, Kendrick

Charge:  Assault

Arrest Date: October 10, 2013

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 28

Details: While leaving a nightclub, Perkins’ car bumped into another automobile.  An altercation followed, where Perkins punched both a male and a female passenger in the head, and was subsequently arrested for assault.  This was his second career arrest, both with the Thunder.

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Liggins, DeAndre

Charge: Domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, domestic abuse in the presence of a minor

Arrest Date: August 31, 2013

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 25

Details: Police were called following a domestic incident between Liggins and an unknown female.  Liggins was arrested for domestic assault, along with battery with a dangerous weapon, all in the presence of a minor.  Details at this point are not yet known.

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Potapenko, Vitaly

Charge: Disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: July 12, 2004

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 29

Details: Potapenko was denied entry to a Miami Beach club due to being inebriated and refused to leave the scene.  Officers responded and Potapenko became aggressive and allegedly used a racial slur and was placed under arrest.

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Perkins, Kendrick

Charge: Disorderly conduct and public intoxication

Arrest Date: August 13, 2011

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 26

Details: While visiting Texas during the offseason to host a camp for his foundation, Perkins went to a nightclub and ended up challenging the club owner to a fight.  Once forced outside, he drunkenly continued to yell obscenities until he was placed under arrest.

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Robinson, Nate

Charge: Urinating in public

Arrest Date: June 10, 2011

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 27

Details: A few months after the diminutive Robinson was traded from the Celtics to the Thunder he decided to enjoy his summer off-season by relieving himself right in White Plains, New York right outside of city hall. At least he knew where to go to pay his summons. He even tweeted about the incident.

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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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Wilcox, Chris

Charge: Concealed weapon

Arrest Date: May 31, 2008

Franchise: Seattle SuperSonics

Age 25

Details: Wilcox was a passenger in a car when he was pulled over, where officers discovered a concealed firearm.  This was the second career arrest for Wilcox, both gun-related.

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Lewis, Rashard

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: September 30, 2005

Franchise: Seattle SuperSonics

Age 26

Details: Police pulled over Lewis in his BMW at 3am after he was driving one of five cars that were speeding together at speeds of up to 84 mph.  Once stopped Lewis was found to have watery eyes and slurred speech.  He subsequently failed a field sobriety test and blew a .132 and .122 on successive breath tests, above the .08 legal limit in Washington.

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Forte, Joseph

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: May 1, 2003

Franchise: Seattle SuperSonics

Age 21

Details: Just over a week after being arrested on drug and gun charges, Forte again ran into trouble with the law after allegedly punching a man during a pickup basketball game on the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. The victim, a reserve on the UNC football team, received a cut above his right eye that required stitches.

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Forte, Joseph

Charge: Marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, and handgun possession

Arrest Date: April 24, 2003

Franchise: Seattle SuperSonics

Age 21

Details: Forte was pulled over for speeding for driving 90mph in a 65mph zone.  Officers then detected the smell of burning marijuana, and upon searching the car also discovered a .22 caliber pistol and a magazine under the seat.

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