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Posted February 25, 2014 by Luis Mercado in Sports
 
 

New York Knicks Point Guard Arrested For Gun Possession

Raymond Felton has had one of the worst seasons a player can go through in the NBA.

He’s been called fat, one of the worst point guards in the NBA, was almost traded, is going through a divorce, and now you can add an arrest to the resume this year.

Felton was arrested early this morning (Tuesday,) on three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

ESPN helped break the news.

Felton was charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a firearm, which are felonies, and fourth-degree possession of a firearm, which is a misdemeanor, the spokesman said.

Felton is expected to appear in criminal court in Manhattan later Tuesday morning. The charges don’t stem from him using the firearm in a menacing manner but of possessing a gun he wasn’t registered to have, according to the spokesman.

Felton, 29, turned himself in at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday and was questioned at the 20th Precinct in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, hours after the Knicks’ loss to the Dallas Mavericks, the spokesman said.

Things get a little fishy after learning that his wife, that is currently filing for a divorce, brought in the pistol to the police station. It is being reported that he allegedly pointed the gun at her.

Felton surrendered after his wife, Ariane Raymondo-Felton, 26, brought a Belgian pistol — an FNH 5.7×28 mm. — that belonged to the hoops star, sources said.

Hopefully, the Knicks player can find a way to get back on his feet.