Latrell Sprewell Blasts Loud Music on New Year's Eve, Subsequently Arrested

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterJanuary 2, 2013

Latrell Sprewell enjoys his music at a loud and obnoxious level.

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports the former NBA player who once choked his head coach was arrested on New Year's Eve on disorderly conduct charges stemming from his blasting of extremely loud music. 

Officers apparently received multiple calls of loud music coming from Sprewell's Milwaukee home. 

Police would not release details of the incident other than to report that police had received two complaints within one hour Monday afternoon and had received several complaints of loud music from the residence in recent months.

Sprewell, 42 and a graduate of Washington High School, was booked into the jail about 4:15 p.m.

Please note the time this all went down. 

When most were taking a pregame nap or preparing to go out for the night, Sprewell was getting the party started early. 

As with any Spree report, the obligatory breakdown of his past transgressions is written in tandem. Both the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and Deadspin catch us up on the particulars. 

In 1997, Sprewell's otherwise successful career gained an unsavory blemish when the then-Warriors guard choked his head coach, P.J. Carlesimo. 

Sprewell then went on to have a 13-year career playing for the Knicks and Timberwolves. He ended his career in 2005 despite having an alleged three-year, $21 million deal on the table, via Journal-Sentinel

He then had his home in River Hills foreclosed on in 2008 and was listed as one of Wisconsin's "tax deadbeats" in 2011 for owing the state about $3.5 million. 

And recently, just hours before the start of 2013, Spree was taken to task over pumping his music and disturbing what should have been the tranquil peace before the bedlam that usually comes at midnight. 

Never stop being you, Spree. 


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