Report: Ex-NBA guard Rex Chapman arrested for stolen Apple goods

Friday September 19th, 2014

Retired NBA shooting guard Rex Chapman was arrested for stealing $14,000 worth of goods from an Apple store, reports Troy Hayden of FOX 10 in Phoenix. 

According to Hayden, police said Chapman was selling the goods, stolen from a Scottsdale Apple store, to pawn shops. 

KTAR News reports that Chapman is facing nine counts of organized retail theft and five counts of trafficking in stolen property, all of which are felonies. 

Chapman is a former No. 8 draft pick by the Charlotte Hornets in 1989. The 46-year-old played for the Hornets, Washington Bullets, Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns over 12 NBA seasons. His last season was with the Suns in 1999-00.

For his career, Chapman averaged 14.6 points on 43 percent shooting. He made the NBA All-Rookie second team in 1989 after two seasons at Kentucky. 

- Molly Geary

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