Former NBA Player arrested for striking 10-year-old son

Pic Credit: Ben Gordon

Pic Credit: Ben Gordon

According to sources, former NBA star Ben Gordon was detained on Monday

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at LaGuardia airport after being accused of striking his son, who is 10 years old.

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At 8:45 p.m., Gordon was waiting to board a flight to Chicago when Port Authority police prevented him

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from doing so and handcuffed him over the alleged abuse, according to law enforcement sources who spoke to the Washington Post.

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According to the sources, his son was taken by an aunt and evaluated at Long Island Jewish Children's Hospital.

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Gordon, a former Chicago Bulls shooting guard, was being questioned by

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authorities at the Port Authority police station. He is facing legal action.

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Although it's not immediately obvious how or where, according to police sources,

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two Port Authority policemen were injured while making the arrest.

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