MIAMI, FL – Former New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns star Amar’e Stoudemire is facing misdemeanor charges after allegedly punching one of his teenage daughters in the face.

Miami-Dade County court records show Stoudemire, 40, was arrested early Sunday and later released on $1,500 bond with a no-contact order.

Miami police officials did not immediately return a phone message to The Associated Press.

But The Miami Herald, citing a police report, said Stoudemire hit one of his two teenage daughters during an argument at his Miami home Saturday night. The newspaper said he has two daughters, ages 17 and 14, but the report did not specify which daughter he allegedly hit.

The 6-foot-10 (2.1 meter) 255-pound (115-kilogram) Stoudemire confronted the girl and accused her of disrespecting his mother during a phone call, according to the newspaper. When she denied it, he told her, “You’re in denial again,” and punched her in the jaw, leaving her bleeding, the report said.

The girl contacted her mother, Stoudemire’s ex-wife, who came home and picked up the two girls, their two brothers, and then called the police.

The report says that when officers arrived at Stoudemire’s home, he told them the teenager had called his mother “because she was upset” and she “was upset because she got yelled at for being disrespectful and a liar.” He then invoked his right to remain silent.

No attorney for Stoudemire is listed in court records. His Instagram page shows he received his master’s degree Saturday from the University of Miami.

Stoudemire played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning Rookie of the Year honors following the 2002-03 season after being drafted by the Suns. After eight seasons with Phoenix, he was traded to New York, where he played for five years. He finished his NBA career with one season each with the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat before playing in Israel. He retired in 2017.

During his NBA career, Stoudemire was named to 6 All-Star teams, averaging 18.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game.

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