*Authorities say Los Angeles Lakers forward Derrick Caracter was arrested in New Orleans over claims of public drunkenness and shoving a pregnant cashier at an IHOP.
Police said the 22-year-old was arrested early Sunday and booked into jail on charges of battery, public drunkenness and resisting arrest, reports the AP. They say Caracter allegedly grabbed and shoved the cashier at an International House of Pancakes after he was refused service and became belligerent. The woman wasn’t injured.
Authorities say Caracter was freed later Sunday morning on $1,000 bond weren’t immediately returned.
Caracter didn’t play in Sunday night’s playoff loss against the Hornets.