Posted September 20, 2013

DeAndre Liggins surrenders to police on assault charges

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DeAndre Liggins surrendered to police on assault charges. (Shane Bevel/Getty Images)

DeAndre Liggins was waived by the Thunder after his arrest on assault charges. (Shane Bevel/Getty Images)

Former Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins turned himself into the Oklahoma City jail Friday morning on charges in an assault case, according to News9.

Liggins is charged with seven felony counts in a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend. In August, the woman called police and said Liggins had attacked her in front of their 2-year-old son. Liggins was arrested on Aug. 31 on charges that included domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child, and violating a VPO. He was released on bond.

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The Thunder waived Liggins soon after his arrest.

Liggins played in 39 games for the Thunder last season, averaging 1.5 points, 1.4 rebounds and 7.4 minutes. In 56 career games with Orlando and Oklahoma City, the former Kentucky player has averaged 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds
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