Category Archives: Assault and/or Battery
Charge: Felony assault of a law enforcement officer
Arrest Date: July 28, 2021
Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans
Details: Police in Los Angeles were called to a home for a domestic disturbance and when they attempted to check on the parties involved, Hayes tried to keep them from entering the premises. He got combative with officers and a fight broke out, with Hayes getting tased and police forced to put out an “officer needs help” radio call. Both Hayes and an officer were taken to a hospital to get treatment for minor injuries following his arrest.
Arrest Date: October 27, 2020
Franchise: Toronto Raptors
Details: Davis was arrested in Manhattan for allegedly slapping a woman across the face before grabbing her phone and breaking the screen, officials said.
Arrest Date: September 3, 2019
Franchise: Brooklyn Nets
Details: Kurucs was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend at their home in late June. Kurucs allegedly screamed, “I am going to kill myself” then put his hand around the woman’s throat and choked her. He then allegedly pushed her on the bed, slapped her in the face twice, bit her lip and pushed her into the bed frame.
Charge: Assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, and stangulation
Arrest Date: September 13, 2018
Franchise: Boston Celtics
Details: Bird was arrested and accused of assaulting his girlfriend following an argument. She accused Bird of strangling her and throwing her against a wall. She said Bird would strangle her until she went “limp,” allow her to catch her breath and begin choking her again. She also said that Bird kicked her multiple times in the stomach and dragged her away from the door when she tried to leave before shutting her into a bathroom. She was able to escape only after Bird passed out with “seizure-like” symptoms.
Arrest Date: September 29, 2017
Franchise: Atlanta Hawks
Details: Officers were called to a Georgia hookah bar in response to reports of an altercation. Security footage captured Schroder and several individuals in a heated exchange with another patron. Schroder allegedly shoved the victim, and then kicked and punched him until security pulled him away. The victim sustained scratches to his right knee and complained of right ankle pain, according to the report.
Arrest Date: February 1, 2017
Franchise: Sacramento Kings
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.
Arrest Date: July 10, 2016
Franchise: Golden State Warriors
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.
Charge: Domestic violence
Arrest Date: May 30, 2016
Franchise: Sacramento Kings
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.
Arrest Date: July 6, 2014
Franchise: Charlotte Hornets
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.
Charge: Aggravated Assault
Arrest Date: April 21, 2015
Franchise: Phoenix Suns
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.