Ex-NBA player J.J. Hickson stole $100,000, charged with armed robbery, officials say

J.J. Hickson, a former NBA player who played in the Lebanese Basketball League this past year, was arrested Friday. He is being held without bail in Coweta County Jail in Georgia after being charged with armed robbery.

Authorities said Monday that Hickson stole $100,000 during the violent home invasion, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in Senoia, Georgia. Not only did Hickson allegedly attack a person, but he also is accused of stealing a large sum of money. Hickson is awaiting trial.

After playing at Wheeler High School in Marietta, Georgia, Hickson attended N.C. State. He then played eight seasons in the NBA, bouncing around and playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets and Washington Wizards.

Prior to joining the Champville team in the Lebanese Basketball League last year, Hickson played for the Wizards. He averaged 9.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game over the course of his NBA career.

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