According to the New York Daily News, the Brooklyn Nets small forward Rodions Kurucs got arrested for allegedly choking his girlfriend in Brooklyn:

“He put his hand around her throat and choked her. He pushed her on the bed, slapped her in the face 2x, bit her lip and tossed her on the bed hard enough to hurt her ribs, sources said.”

This past season, the 21-year-old averaged 8.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game.