Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was arrested on a felonycharge of marijuana possession with intent to sell by the LosAngeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday night.
The arrest was part of a disturbance that resulted in damage tofive Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and one sheriff'svehicle, according to ABC-7 in Los Angeles.
Officers reportedly encountered a group drinking alcohol, smokingmarijuana and playing loud music while blocking the street in theNickerson Gardens area in Los Angeles. The disturbance escalated with Randolph being arrested at 11 p.m. and booked 5 1/2 hours later with bail being set for $20,000, according to police reports.Getty Images
A two-time All-Star, Randolph signed a two-year, $24 million contract with the Kings this summer after ending his eight-year tenure with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Randolph averaged 14.1 points and 8.2 points for Memphis last season.
The 36-year-old Randolph ranks first in Grizzlies' franchise history in rebounds (5,612) and is second behind Mike Conley in points (9,261). He excelled in a reserve role last season,averaging 14.1 points and 8.2 rebounds.With Sacramento, Randolph reunites with Dave Joerger, his formercoach with the Grizzlies.