Matt Barnes arrested on warrant
LOS ANGELES -- Forward Matt Barnes has been arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor traffic warrant and for allegedly threatening a police officer.
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Manhattan Beach police Lt. Steve Tobias said Barnes, who played for the Los Angeles Lakers the last two seasons, was arrested late Monday as he was walking on a busy thoroughfare in the city about 20 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles. Bail was set at $51,000.
Tobias said Barnes wasn't cooperative when he was stopped by police and was booked for allegedly threatening the officer, which is a felony.
Authorities said the warrant was for driving on a suspended license.
Barnes was the Lakers' top-scoring reserve this past season, averaging 7.8 points per game. He is currently a free agent.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.