Terrence Jones arrested: police say he stomped on homeless man


Sophomore forward Terrence Jones dunks in a game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.


By Tom Hurley | @TomHurley

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Former UK basketball player Terrence Jones was arrested in Portland, Ore., Wednesday morning on charges of harassment.

Police say Jones shouted at a homeless man before stomping on his leg, according to a report by KATU.

Jones was arrested shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday by Portland police, according to a Multnomah county public record.

Jones is set to appear in court at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

After winning the 2012 NCAA Tournament with UK in his sophomore season, Jones was drafted 18th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets.

Jones averaged 5.5 points per game in 19 games with the Rockets in 2012-13, splitting time between Houston and the NBA Development League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers.