Ex-Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson charged with assault

Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson, left, chats with LeBron James and Damon Jones during the second...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson, left, chats with LeBron James and Damon Jones during the second half timeout in a 2008 NBA game. (Reuters)

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Former Cleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson turned himself into police after being charged with second degree assault and battery, according to WDSU-TV in New Orleans.

Gibson, 27, surrendered at the New Orleans Police Department on Monday.

WDSU reported that the incident occurred during the Essence Festival earlier this month.

Details of the incident were not available.

Gibson, a free agent, averaged 5.4 points and 1.8 assists in 46 games for the Cavaliers last season.


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