Former NBA Player Ben Gordon Arrested for Hitting 10-year-old Son

Sources say that Ben Gordon, who used to play in the NBA was arrested at LaGuardia airport on Monday for hitting his 10-year-old son. Law enforcement sources told the Post that Gordon was waiting for a flight to Chicago at 8:45 p.m. when Port Authority police stopped him from getting on the plane and handcuffed him because of the alleged abuse.

Sources said that an aunt took his son to the Long Island Jewish Children’s Hospital to be checked out. Gordon, a shooting guard who used to play for the Chicago Bulls was at the Port Authority police station house getting his paperwork done. Charges are being made against him.


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Two Port Authority officers got minor injuries while making the arrest, according to police sources. It’s not clear right away how or where they got hurt. Gordon was arrested several times before he won the Sixth Man of the Year award as a rookie.

In 2017, he was arrested on charges of assault and theft. He was also caught driving with a fake license plate and setting off fire alarms in his LA apartment when there was no fire.

More about Ben Gordon

Benjamin Ashenafi Gordon was born in Britain on April 4, 1983. He is an American who used to play professional basketball. Gordon played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 11 years. He also played college basketball for the University of Connecticut, where he won a national championship in 2004.

He is the only player who has ever won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award as a rookie. Gordon is second all-time for the Chicago Bulls in three-point field goals, behind Kirk Hinrich. Gordon was born in the English city of London. He was a baby when his family moved to the United States, and he grew up in Mount Vernon, New York.

Gordon played basketball for the Mount Vernon Knights in high school. He helped the team win the New York State Public and Federation Championships in 2000. Gordon was a top-40 national recruit and an All-State player at Mount Vernon. He got a lot of attention from Seton Hall, but he chose to go to UConn instead.

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