Ex-Knick Gerald Wilkins accused of punching woman in latest arrest

Former Knick Gerald Wilkins was arrested Tuesday, marking his latest run-in with the law, for allegedly punching a woman and man at an Atlanta gas station, according to TMZ.

Wilkins faces three charges, including battery, after an apparent rideshare dispute gone wrong. The 56-year-old allegedly tried to get in a car, but the female driver told him he had to order it through a rideshare app first. Their argument escalated into Wilkins allegedly punching the driver in the shoulder before two male witnesses intervened, with Wilkins allegedly punching one of them in the face, TMZ reported.

Gerald Wilkins mugshot (l) and a photo of him with the Knicks in 1991.Cobb County Jail, Getty

Eventually, Wilkins called 911 and claimed to be the victim, but cops didn’t believe Wilkins and arrested him instead, according to the website.

Wilkins, the younger brother of NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, played for the Knicks from 1985-1992

He was arrested three times in 10 days from late May to early June, all reportedly stemming from separate incidents.

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