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January 20, 2015 Updates

Former Phoenix Suns forward Richard Dumas faces sentencing in a case stemming from thefts from a store on a military base. The 45-year-old pleaded guilty Dec. 11 to theft-related charges. He's scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in Maricopa County Superior Court. ABC 15

January 19, 2015 Updates

Gilbert Arenas is back on probation ... stemming from an illegal fireworks bust from 2013 ... TMZ Sports has learned. The former NBA superstar -- who was famously involved in a NBA locker room gun showdown back in 2010 -- was arrested in L.A. with 100 POUNDS of illegal explosives in June 2013. TMZ.com

January 18, 2015 Updates

Basketball analyst and former Knicks star Greg Anthony was suspended indefinitely by CBS on Saturday after he was arrested on a charge of soliciting a prostitute in a Washington, D.C. hotel room. "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season," A CBS spokeswoman said Saturday. Turner Sports also suspended the TV commentator and said it "will have no further comment." Newark Star-Ledger

January 17, 2015 Updates

CBS and Turner both indefinitely suspended basketball analyst Greg Anthony on Saturday after he was arrested Friday on a charge of soliciting a prostitute. Anthony, 47, is the lead analyst on CBS' college basketball telecasts, including during that network's and Turner's coverage of the NCAA Tournament. He also works for NBA TV. "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season," the network said in a statement. "He has been suspended indefinitely." Newsday

District of Columbia police say CBS basketball analyst and former NBA player Greg Anthony has been arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute. Lt. Kelvin Cusick tells The Associated Press that Anthony was arrested at 5:46 p.m. on Friday. He said Saturday that Anthony faces a misdemeanor solicitation charge that's punishable by up to 180 days in jail. Denver Post

January 15, 2015 Updates

We broke the story ... Byron filed for divorce from his college sweetheart Anita Scott last year after 29 years of marriage -- right before he signed a $17 million contract with the Lakers. But Anita says they were living large way before the Lakers gig -- and in new court docs obtained by TMZ Sports, she spells out why Scott needs to open up his checkbook. TMZ.com

January 14, 2015 Updates

A former Phoenix Suns player was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his Scottsdale home in early 2013 in a lawsuit filed in federal court Monday afternoon. The woman accused Michael Beasley, who the Suns waived in September 2013 following an arrest for marijuana possession, of stripping her clothing, choking her until she was unconscious and repeatedly sexually assaulting her, according to court documents. A representative for Beasley did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday morning. Arizona Republic

The civil suit filed in U.S. District Court requests $25 million in damages for allegations including sexual assault, infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment, according to court documents. The woman claims that she and a friend went to a Scottsdale home that Beasley shared with a friend on Jan. 13, 2013 and that Beasley and the other man "physically overpowered, restrained, grabbed and groped," the woman, according to court records. The lawsuit also states that the men "stripped her clothing from her, repeatedly choked her into unconsciousness, and repeatedly sexually assaulted and raped her." Arizona Republic

January 13, 2015 Updates

Authorities say former San Antonio Spurs player Alvin Robertson has been arrested after cutting off a GPS monitor while out on bond in a 2009 case. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Robertson was arrested Monday afternoon at a San Antonio apartment complex. Officials say he'd been on the run since Jan. 5 after cutting off the monitor. Sheriff's officials say Robertson, a former NBA All-Star whose career ended in 1996, was out on bond in a 2009 case in which he was initially charged with trafficking of a person less than 18 for prostitution. He'd been released from jail Dec. 12 and was required to wear the monitor. USA Today Sports

An incident in a Las Vegas nightclub during the Clippers’ preseason remains unresolved. Blake Griffin is facing a simple battery charge for an incident at Tao nightclub inside the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip, and Monday, his attorney was given more time to work out a settlement. Richard Schonfeld appeared in court on Griffin’s behalf, according to The Associated Press, and got another month to settle a man’s complaint that Griffin attacked him following the Clippers exhibition game in Las Vegas on Oct. 19. Orange County Register

January 12, 2015 Updates

Former NBA player Robert Swift pleaded not guilty Monday in Seattle at his arraignment on a charge of possessing a sawed-off shotgun. The King County prosecutor's office says he remains in jail with bail set at $20,000. Swift was arrested last Tuesday along with another man suspected of attempting to break into a home in Gold Bar. Swift was wanted for failing to show at a court hearing in November involving a shotgun found in an October raid on a home in Kirkland where he was living. His roommate was charged with drug offenses. USA Today Sports

January 9, 2015 Updates

Robert Swift was arrested by Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday for allegedly trying to rob a home near Gold Bar. According to sources, the 7-foot-1 former NBA basketball player and 28-year-old Carlos Abraham Anderson of Everett put masks over their faces and attempted to rob a home in broad daylight. Witnesses notified the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. kirotv.com

“I believe there were a couple of people who called in, they saw masked subjects on the property, reported that at least one of them was armed with a weapon, one possibly with a baseball bat,” Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Shari Ireton told KIRO 7. “It appeared they were either trying to make an entry or knocking on the door.” Sources told KIRO 7 that Swift was armed with multiple weapons when he was taken into custody. kirotv.com

December 31, 2014 Updates
December 26, 2014 Updates

Raul Barrigon: via @JorgeGalindoMIJ, Carl Herrera leaves hospital after being shot at a restaurant on Margarita Island last week. http://t.co/LPvTYvHdew Twitter @BarriHoopsHype

December 23, 2014 Updates

The Nets have pledged $10,000 to a fund set up by the Daily News to help support the families of the two NYPD officers murdered last week just a couple miles from Barclays Center. Every dollar donated is going directly to families of Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. "What took place the other day is an unspeakable tragedy," Nets GM Billy King said. "The Brooklyn Nets organization is privileged to join with New York Daily News in honoring the legacy of these two hero NYPD officers." New York Daily News

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