MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police say Hamed Haddadi of the Memphis
Grizzlies and his girlfriend have been charged with assault
following an altercation between the two.
Memphis police officers were called Thursday morning to a
downtown apartment building and found Haddadi, a backup center from
Iran, and his girlfriend with bruises and scratches.
The arrest report says a verbal disagreement turned physical,
and both Haddadi and Goolnaz "Asal" Karbalaeinematmoeeney were
taken to the Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace said in a statement that
the team is aware of the incident and withheld comment while they
Haddadi has played in only four of the Grizzlies' first 15