Former NBA player J.J. Hickson is facing armed robbery charges after getting arrested in Coweta County, Georgia late Friday. Hickson is accused of committing a home invasion with a knife. Authorities say he stole more than $100,000 during the violent attack, with the 17-year-old boy occupying the house suffering a broken nose
The 29-year-old was a first-round pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2008, and played eight seasons in the NBA, his first three with the Cavs.
He last suited up in the NBA in 2015-2016 for the Wizards and Nuggets. He played professionally in Lebanon earlier this year.