Wednesday, March 18, 2009

(Former) Lakers Star arrested for California DUI - Norm Nixon had no front license plate

California DUI lawyers report Cops blew the whistle on former Los Angeles Lakers great Norm Nixon when he was caught allegedly California DUI - drunk driving.

Nixon was called for illegal traveling by the California Highway Patrol around midnight last night when officers noticed he had no front license plate on his black Ferrari.

Officers reportedly smelled alcohol and gave Nixon a series of California DUI sobriety tests, which the ex-point guard allegedly failed. Of course, they're designed for failure.

The two-time NBA All-Star with two championships under his belt was booked and posted $5,000 bail.

Nixon, 53, who played with the Lakers from 1977 to 1983 then with the Clippers from '83 to '89, is married to actress/dancer Debbie Allen.