Cappie Pondexter was within the care of her household and pals Thursday night time, based on an announcement from her consultant, bringing to an in depth a day of confusion as to the whereabouts of the previous WNBA participant.
In a message posted on social media Thursday, Charles “Chuck” Walton stated his shopper had been positioned and was protected. That improvement got here hours after a Los Angeles Police Division spokesperson confirmed that Pondexter was arrested Tuesday on a battery cost and subsequently launched Thursday morning.
The LAPD spokesperson couldn’t touch upon particulars of the arrest.
Uncertainty as to Pondexter’s whereabouts and welfare unfold Thursday previous to affirmation of her arrest, main the WNBA Gamers Affiliation to tweet a request for anybody with information of her scenario to contact authorities. A supply advised ESPN the tweet was not based mostly on affirmation that Pondexter was formally lacking however basic concern amongst its members about her standing.
Pondexter, 37, final performed within the WNBA for the Indiana Fever in 2018. In 13 seasons, most recognizably with the New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, she averaged 16.4 factors. She was named one of many league’s all-time finest 15 gamers in the course of the WNBA fifteenth anniversary in 2011. She additionally received a gold medal with the USA within the 2008 Olympics.
In his assertion, Walton requested individuals to respect Pondexter’s privateness at the moment.