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NBA Player Arrested For Spousal Abuse

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Los Angeles Clippers forward Branden Dawson has been arrested for alleged spousal abuse.

Dawson was arrested early Sunday at a location near the Clippers practice facility. He has since been released on $50,000 bail.

Doc Rivers briefly addressed the situation telling the media, “It’s an awful situation. I have a daughter.”

The arrest resulted in Dawson not traveling with the Clippers for their latest game. Police have not released details of what caused the arrest and Dawson has not publicly issued a statement since the arrest. (RELATED: Former Duke, NBA Point Guard Arrested For ‘Extreme DUI’)

The former Michigan State star was selected in the second round of the 2015 NBA draft and has since split time between the Clippers and the D-League.

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