Beasley, Michael

Charge: Marijuana possession and speeding

Arrest Date: June 26, 2011

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 22

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.

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Stevenson, DeShawn

Charge: Public intoxication

Arrest Date: June 14, 2011

Franchise: Dallas Mavericks

Age 30

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

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Robinson, Nate

Charge: Urinating in public

Arrest Date: June 10, 2011

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 27

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.

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Smith, JR

Charge: Operating a scooter without a valid driver’s license

Arrest Date: May 28, 2011

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 25

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.

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Caracter, Derrick

Charge: Battery, public drunkenness, and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: April 24, 2011

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 22

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.

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Powell, Josh

Charge: Failure to obey a traffic officer, failure to yield to emergency equipment, obstruction

Arrest Date: March 12, 2011

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 28

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.

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Jack, Jarrett

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 20, 2011

Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans

Age 27

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.

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Bell, Charlie

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 4, 2011

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 31

Details: Bell was arrested early in the morning in Oakland and was charged with driving under the influence.  This was the start of a busy year for Bell in which he was arrested three times.

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Haddadi, Hamed

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: November 25, 2010

Franchise: Memphis Grizzlies

Age 25

Details: Haddadi was arrested following a 5am disturbance with his girlfriend at his Memphis apartment.  Police found his girlfriend intoxicated and bleeding from the head and hand, and found Haddadi with scratches on his face and hand.  She alleged he choked and shoved her after seeing her talk to another man but he alleges the fight was prompted when he wouldn’t reciprocate her sexual advances.  Due to the conflicting accounts, both were arrested for assault.

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Wright, Antoine

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: November 4, 2010

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 26

Details: Wright was pulled over and charged with DUI after his blood-alcohol level was found to be a 0.2, more than twice the legal limit in California.  He subsequently pleaded no contest and was sentenced to 15 days in jail and 3 years probation.

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