WASHINGTON (AP) — Greg Anthony has been suspended indefinitely by CBS following his arrest on solicitation charges.
Former NBA player, sports analyst Greg Anthony walks the �orange� carpet for the 10th Annual Worldwide Day of Play at Prospect Park on September 21, 2013 in New York City. (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
A CBS spokeswoman says "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season."
CBS statement: "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season. He has been suspended indefinitely."— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) January 17, 2015
District of Columbia police say the CBS basketball analyst and former NBA player has been arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute.
Lt. Kelvin Cusick tells The Associated Press that Anthony was arrested at 5:46 p.m. on Friday. He said Saturday that Anthony faces a misdemeanor solicitation charge that's punishable by up to 180 days in jail.
Cusick says the 47-year-old Anthony was released Friday evening.
Anthony had been scheduled to announce the Michigan State-Maryland men's basketball game Saturday in nearby College Park, Maryland.