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NBA News: Matt Barnes’ Arrest Details Surface

When former Laker forward Matt Barnes was arrested last week for resisting arrest, it seemed to be the final chapter of Barnes’ time in Los Angeles. With the team not expected to re-sign Barnes and his contract up, it was generally anticipated that Barnes’ time with the Lakers was over.

Barnes was arrested at the end of July for allegedly resisting arrest and getting into an altercation with a police officer. Now, according to TMZ, some of those details may not have been what they initially seemed.

The police officer who arrested ex-LA Lakers star Matt Barnes waited in an alley for 2 hours … waited for Barnes to exit a restaurant, and then charged the b-baller with felony resisting arrest — even though Barnes never got physically violent … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

TMZ went on to explain that Barnes had a warrant out for his arrest for failing to appear after receiving a ticket for driving on a suspended license. Barnes had reportedly gone to the DMV to have his license reinstated, and thought he had cleared the issue up.

While some of the details still haven’t been leaked, it sounds like Barnes’ arrest may have been a misunderstanding. If indeed he wasn’t resisting arrest as the TMZ report indicated, it’s possible that the charges will be dropped.

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