Posted June 7, 2014 by Devon Watkis in Sports

Grizzlies James Johnson Arrested After Being Accused of Choking His Wife

Memphis Grizzlies forward James Johnson was arressted earlier this morning for domestic assault after being accused of hitting and choking his wife.

Johnson was booked at 4:45 AM Saturday and was released later in the afternoon.

According to ESPN.com,

WMC-TV cited a police affidavit that Johnson and his wife had just returned home when Johnson allegedly hit his wife in the face with an open hand before choking her. Johnson left and returned when police arrived and was arrested.

The Grizzlies released a statment that they are collecting information on the subject. They did not have any other comments.

Johnson is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.