Hill, Jordan

Charge: Reckless driving and speeding

Arrest Date: July 28, 2015

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 28

Details: Hill was pulled over in Atlanta after several motorists called 911 reporting a reckless driver.  He was clocked driving his Range Rover at 107mph, and was arrested for reckless driving and speeding. See below for police dashcam video of his arrest.

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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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Lawson, Ty

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: July 14, 2015

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Details: Lawson was arrested after being pulled over for speeding at 2am in Hollywood.  He was found displaying signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest.  This was Lawson’s second DUI arrest in six months, and fourth arrest in two and a half years.  He was also arrested for driving under the influence in 2008 while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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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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Sefolosha, Thabo

Charge: Disoderly conduct and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: April 8, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 30

Details: Sefolosha was arrested along with teammate Pero Antic after interfering with officers outside the 1Oak nightclub in Manhattan.  This was following the stabbing of Indiana Pacer Chris Copeland moments earlier.  Sefolosha broke his leg in the incident causing him to miss the remainder of the season.  See below for video showing officers tackling and striking him with a nightstick.

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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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Lawson, Ty

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: January 23, 2015

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Details: Lawson was arrested after being pulled over at 1am for driving 61mph in a 35mph zone. Officers found him slurring his speech and smelling of alcohol and arrested him for driving under the influence.  This was Lawson’s third arrest in two years.  He was also arrested for driving under the influence in 2008 while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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