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Lance Stephenson Arrested

Photo via bleacherreport.com

Name: Lance Stephenson
Team: Indiana Pacers (NBA)
Charge: Third Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment and Menacing

According to John Lauinger of the NY Daily News, Indiana Pacers rookie guard Lance Stephenson was arrested early Sunday (August 15, 2010) morning in Brooklyn, New York.

Stephenson was arrested for allegedly pushing his girlfriend Jasmine Williams, 21, down a flight of stairs. The incident went down in the stairwell of Williams’ Brooklyn apartment building around 5 a.m. Stephenson pushed Williams head first down 10 steps. Williams was treated at a hospital for injuries to her head and neck.

Stephenson, 19, was drafted in the second round (40th overall) by the Pacers in the 2010 draft. He is due back in court October 19.

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