NBA great Scottie Pippen has been arrested after he allegedly attacked an autograph seeker outside Nobu restaurant in Malibu, Calif., Sunday night, TMZ reports.
Law enforcement sources t0ld the entertainment site that Pippen turn himself in to authorities an hour or so ago. He was charged with felony assault with the intent to do bodily harm. The alleged victim was reportedly punched out by Pippen, then repeatedly punched and kicked. Pippen left the scene after the altercation.
The victim was admitted to a local hospital, where he was treated for a number of injuries, including broken teeth and a swollen mouth. He also reportedly suffered injuries to his head and back.
The seven-time NBA All-Star helped to lead the Chicago Bulls to six NBA Championships during his tenure with the team. He is currently a special adviser to the team’s president and chief operating officer, according to the Associated Press.