Arrest Date: September 22, 2011
Franchise: Houston Rockets
Details: During a pick-up basketball game, Lowry became upset with a female referee, and hit her in the torso with the basketball. After challenging her to a fight, he then hit her with the ball once more. He was charged with battery about 3 months later.
Charge: Marijuana possession
Arrest Date: September 19, 2011
Franchise: Portland Trailblazers
Details: While driving in his Porsche, Camby was pulled over for driving with a sunscreen device blocking his window. Police noticed a strong smell of marijuana, and after searching the car discovered a small quantity. This was Camby’s second career arrest and first in 14 years.
Charge: Disorderly conduct and public intoxication
Arrest Date: August 13, 2011
Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder
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.
Charge: Marijuana possession and speeding
Arrest Date: June 26, 2011
Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves
Details: Beasley’s first career arrest came during the 2011 NBA lockout, after he was pulled over for going 84 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police found about half an ounce of marijuana in his car and arrested him for speeding and marijuana possession.
Charge: Public intoxication
Arrest Date: June 14, 2011
Franchise: Dallas Mavericks
Details: Stevenson’s third career arrest came during a celebration two days after his Dallas Mavericks won the NBA title. He was found intoxicated in an apartment complex and was unable to tell officers who he was, and was arrested for public intoxication
Charge: Urinating in public
Arrest Date: June 10, 2011
Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder
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.
Charge: Operating a scooter without a valid driver’s license
Arrest Date: May 28, 2011
Franchise: Denver Nuggets
Details: Smith was arrested in Miami Beach for operating a scooter without a license, his third career arrest. A bench warrant was issued 3 months later after he skipped a court hearing on the matter, leading to his eventual fourth career arrest in 2012 for failure to appear in court.
Charge: Battery, public drunkenness, and resisting arrest
Arrest Date: April 24, 2011
Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers
Details: While in the middle of a playoff series against the Pelicans, a drunken Caracter showed up at a New Orleans IHOP and grabbed and shoved a female cashier after being refused service. Police were called and he was arrested for battery, public drunkenness, and resisting arrest.
Charge: Failure to obey a traffic officer, failure to yield to emergency equipment, obstruction
Arrest Date: March 12, 2011
Franchise: Atlanta Hawks
Details: Powell was arrested shortly before a Hawks game for inexplicably refusing to move his car after it blocked an ambulance. Police asked him repeatedly to move out of the intersection and let the ambulance through, but he refused and was placed under arrest and charged with a handful of obstruction charges.
Charge: Driving under the influence
Arrest Date: February 20, 2011
Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans
Details: After being pulled over for weaving and driving 66 mph in a 45 zone, Jack failed a breathalyzer and was arrested for driving under the influence.