EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — Former NBA player Oliver Miller has been arrested on charges that he pistol-whipped a man at a cookout near his Maryland home.

Miller, 41, was taken into custody Wednesday morning.

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Anne Arundel County police have charged him with assault, reckless endangerment and other offenses.

Police say they responded to a barbecue in Arnold on Monday night after a man reported being struck in the face and head by a pistol. Police say Miller drove off and was arrested at his home in Edgewater on Wednesday morning.

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It wasn’t immediately clear if he had a lawyer, and no telephone listing could be immediately found for him.

Miller was the 22nd pick in the 1992 NBA draft out of Arkansas and played for a half-dozen teams in nine seasons.

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