HoopsHype Stromile Swift rumors

July 24, 2012 Updates
May 20, 2011 Updates

Former NBA player Stromile Swift was arrested Thursday for stalking a Shreveport woman, his second arrest in less than six months, according to police. Just before 10 p.m., police received a call from an adult female, Chaquinita Pouncy, who reported that Swift was following her vehicle. She said the two had been arguing prior to the incident, police said. Shreveport Times

February 22, 2011 Updates

Former NBA player Stromile Swift faces an assault charge after he showed up at a woman’s house with a gun. Police were at the woman’s residence investigating reports that Swift sent her threatening text messages when he drove up with the weapon in his pocket , said Bill Goodin, spokesman for Shreveport police . He was arrested Feb. 12 on one count each of suspicion of aggravated assault and improper telephone communications. Shreveport Times

Stromile Swift -- the #2 pick in the 2000 NBA Draft -- was arrested in Shreveport, LA earlier this month after arriving to a woman's home with a gun in his pocket ... only to find Shreveport PD waiting for him. TMZ.com

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the drama began on February 12 when cops responded to a vandalism complaint from a woman named Chaquinita Pouncy ... who also told police she'd been receiving threatening text messages from Swift. While cops were conducting their investigation at Pouncy's home -- Swift happened to drive up ... and emerged from his car with a handgun in his pocket. We're told Swift was "compliant" with officers and was eventually arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and improper telephone communications -- both misdemeanors. TMZ.com

June 27, 2010 Updates

Stromile Swift hopes to return to the NBA this season. He, like almost every other free agent, however, knows who his destination hinges upon. "Everybody's waiting on the LeBron (James) situation," Swift said during the second annual Swift Foundation Weekend Kickoff. "With the workouts now, we don't really know, but I should be getting some calls at the beginning of next month." Shreveport Times

"You have to sit back and wait until some of those guys make their move and they'll start dealing with everybody after that," the 6-foot-9 Swift said. "It's a business, so you've got to be patient. We know how important those guys are to the league and what they mean to the fans. It's one of those situations where you have to sit back and wait and see what happens with them." Shreveport Times

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