Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki insisted Thursday that his teammates needn't worry about the arrest of a woman at his home affecting his performance for the rest of the Mavericks' second-round series with the Denver Nuggets.
The Denver Nuggets have suspended forward Carmelo Anthony for the first two games of the 2008-09 season following his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, the team said on Monday.
A former NBA player wanted on drug and weapons charges in Illinois was arrested Thursday when U.S. marshals stopped him aboard a commercial bus heading out of Houston, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Nuggets reserve forward DerMarr Johnson was charged with resisting arrest and interfering with police during a disturbance outside a nightclub. Police said they used a taser to calm the 6-foot-9 player.
Hours before Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony was expected to sign a contract extension, he had to defend his judgment for loaning his car to a friend who was pulled over and cited for marijuana possession.
The Denver Nuggets signed free agent forward Rodney White to a two-year deal Tuesday, a day after a judge allowed him to leave Washington D.C. for the first time since his arrest last month on a gun charge.