Greg Anthony, the former NBA player who currently serves as a basketball analyst for CBS, was arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute Friday night.

Grey Anthony Arrested

Anthony, 47, was arrested at 5:46 p.m. Friday night for allegedly soliciting a prostitute, Washington, D.C. police confirmed.  If found guilty of misdemeanor solicitation, he could be sentenced to up to 180 days in jail.

Anthony was released pending a court appearance Friday evening.

After news broke of Anthony’s arrest, CBS suspended him indefinitely. “Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season,” a CBS spokeswoman told WJLA.  He had been scheduled to announce the Michigan State-Maryland men’s basketball game Saturday.

Prior to joining CBS as an analyst, Anthony played 11 seasons in the NBA on the rosters of seven different franchises, including the New York Knicks.

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