Chris Duhon in 2010
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Chris Duhon was suspended from his basketball-coaching gig at Marshall University after getting arrested for a DUI, ESPN reports.

Duhon was arrested early Monday morning and charged with one count of aggravated DUI. He played for nine seasons in the NBA on banner teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks. He is now an assistant men's basketball coach at the West Virginia school. 

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The university did not say how long his suspension would last. Marshall released a statement stating that Duhon's arrest violated the sports department's "rules and policies," ESPN explains. 

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