Greg Anthony, CBS Basketball Analyst, Suspended After Soliciting Prostitute: Read His Apology

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CBS basketball analyst Greg Anthony was suspended indefinitely by the network on Saturday, Jan. 17, following his arrest on solicitation charges -- details Moses Robinson/WireImage

Former NBA player and on-air basketball analyst Greg Anthony has been suspended by CBS indefinitely, the Associated Press reports. The decision came after he was arrested on solicitation charges on Friday, Jan. 16.

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"Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season," a CBS spokeswoman said on Saturday, Jan. 17. There will be "no further comment."

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According to a police report, Anthony's arrest was part of an undercover prostitution operation. He was arrested in a Washington, D.C. hotel room, which was located less than a mile from the White House.

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Anthony, 47, was released from custody on Friday, Jan. 16. On Saturday, he issued an apology. "With this lapse of judgment, I embarrassed many, including myself," he said, via Yahoo News. "I will work to regain the trust that I have lost, and the first step is saying that I am sorry."

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Anthony joined CBS in 2008 and is dad to two children with wife Chere Lucas. He also has two children from a previous marriage. If convicted, he can face up to 90 days in jail.

 

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