Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Smith, Leon

Charge: Criminal damage to a vehicle and violating an order of protection

Arrest Date: December 3, 1999

Franchise: Dallas Mavericks

Age 19

Details: A day after being arrested for assault, the young Dallas rookie went to the home of the accuser and smasher her mothers’ car windows, and was arrested a second time.  He ended up never playing a single game for the Dallas Mavericks, playing only 15 total games in his NBA career.

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Scott, Mike

Charge: Marijuana possession, schedule 1 drug possession

Arrest Date: July 30, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 27

Details: Scott was riding in a car with his brother when police attempted to pull them over for following too closely to other vehicles.  The vehicle failed to stop and accelerated to 98mph before eventually pulling over after a two mile pursuit.  Police found over an ounce of marijuana and 10.9 grams of a MDMA.  Scott was arrested and charged with felony drug possession.

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Antic, Pero

Charge: Disorderly conduct and harrassment

Arrest Date: April 8, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 32

Details: Antic was arrested along with teammate Thabo Sefolosha after interfering with officers outside the 1Oak nightclub in Manhattan.  This was following the stabbing of Indiana Pacer Chris Copeland moments earlier.

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Johnson, Dermarr

Charge: Resisting arrest and interfering with a peace officer

Arrest Date: June 9, 2007

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Details: After being involved in a disturbance with two women outside of a nightclub, Johnson was uncooperative with officers, and was tasered and arrested.

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Bell, Charlie

Charge: Bond violation

Arrest Date: December 8, 2011

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 32

Details: Bell’s third arrest of 2011 came when he showed up drunk to the court hearing of his previous arrest, an October 2011 DUI.  He was also arrested for DUI in February of that year, and his wife was arrested in May for allegedly stabbing Bell with a box cutter.

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Cunningham, Dante

Charge:  Terroristic threats

Arrest Date: April 6, 2014

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 26

Details: Just three days after being arrested for domestic assault for strangling his girlfriend, Cunningham was again arrested for violating a protection order and sending her threatening text messages.

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Sullinger, Jared

Charge: Assault and battery, malicious destruction of property and intimidation of a witness

Arrest Date: September 3, 2013

Franchise: Boston Celtics

Age 21

Details: Sullinger turned himself in several days after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend following an argument after she found evidence on his cell phone that he was cheating on her.  His girlfriend started packing her bags to leave when Sullinger pushed her onto a bed, pinned her, and tossed her onto the ground before smashing her cell phone.

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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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Lawson, Ty

Charge: Physical harrasment and criminal mischief

Arrest Date: August 17, 2013

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 25

Details: Lawson and his girlfriend were arrested after fighting in their homes.  Details are unknown but do not appear to be physical in nature.  It primarily involved yelling and throwing phones at each other, among other things.

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Jones, Terrence

Charge:  Harassment

Arrest Date: July 31, 2013

Franchise: Houston Rockets

Age 21

Details: After leaving a Portland nightclub, Rockets forward Terrence Jones allegedly yelled ‘wake up!’ to a homeless man sleeping on the sidewalk, and then stomped violently on his leg.  Unfortunately for him, a police sergeant was nearby and witnessed the unprovoked attack.

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