Category Archives: Assault and/or Battery

Barnes, Matt

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: February 1, 2017

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 36

Details: Barnes’ third career arrest came following a barroom brawl in December of 2016.  While at Avenue nightclub in Manhattan with teammate DeMarcus Cousins, Barnes allegedly choked a woman and then punched her boyfriend when he came to her aid.

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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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Collison, Darren

Charge: Domestic violence

Arrest Date: May 30, 2016

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 28

Details: Officers responded to a midday call on Memorial Day from Collison’s wife, who said she was being assaulted by her husband inside their home.  The victim was found to have visible injuries from the assault.

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Hairston, PJ

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: July 6, 2014

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 21

Details: A little over a week after being drafted by the Hornets and becoming a professional basketball player, Hairston got into an altercation during a pickup game and punched a high-schooler twice in the face.  He had previously been arrested once during the summer of 2013 for marijuana possession while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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Morris, Marcus

Charge: Aggravated Assault

Arrest Date: April 21, 2015

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 25

Details: Marcus Morris, along with his twin brother and teammate Markieff, were indicted following an incident in January where the two allegedly assaulted an acquaintance following a high school basketball tournament.  The twins were angry with the man for texts he sent to their mother that they interpreted as flirtatious.  The man suffered a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises.

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Morris, Markieff

Charge: Aggravated Assault

Arrest Date: April 21, 2015

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 25

Details: Markieff Morris, along with his twin brother and teammate Marcus, were indicted following an incident in January where the two allegedly assaulted an acquaintance following a high school basketball tournament.  The twins were angry with the man for texts he sent to their mother that they interpreted as flirtatious.  The man suffered a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises.

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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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Taylor, Jeffery

Charge: Domestic assault, destruction of property

Arrest Date: September 25, 2014

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 25

Details: The third year swingman from Sweden was arrested at a Michigan-area Marriott and charged with domestic assault and destruction of property. No other details were available.

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Oden, Greg

Charge: Battery

Arrest Date: August 7, 2014

Franchise: Miami Heat

Age 26

Details: The oft-injured center was arrested at 3:30 am after allegedly punching an ex-girlfriend in the face.  When police arrived they found his 24 year-old ex on the sofa with her face swollen and bloodied.

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Johnson, James

Charge:  Domestic assault

Arrest Date: June 7, 2014

Franchise: Memphis Grizzlies

Age 27

Details: After returning home from an evening with his wife, Johnson and his wife got in an argument, at which point he slapped her with an open hand and choked her.  He was subsequently arrested for domestic assault.

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