Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Latrell Sprewell was arrested in Milwaukee on Monday, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sprewell was arrested for disorderly conduct after police received multiple complaints about loud music.
Sprewell was booked into a Milwaukee jail Monday afternoon, according to the newspaper. This is not his first bout with legal troubles; he reportedly owes the state of Wisconsin unpaid income taxes to the tune of 3.5 million, and his house was foreclosed upon in 2008.
Sprewell averaged 18.3 points and 4.0 assists over his 13-year career. He retired in 2005 after turning down a three-year, 21 million contract extension from the Timberwolves, stating that he had a family to feed and that owner Glen Taylor had better offer up more money.
Earlier in his career, he was suspended 68 games by the NBA for a 1997 incident in which he attacked and choked P.J. Carlesimo, his coach with the Golden State Warriors at the time. Carlesimo is current...