Anxious moments for Lakers star Dennis Schröder: After a home win in the NBA, the German is handcuffed during a police check.
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- Excitement about the German NBA star Dennis Schröder (29)!
- The Lakers star is arrested on his way home from an NBA game.
- The police suspected his van was stolen.
After the home win against the Spurs in the NBA, Lakers star Dennis Schröder got caught by the police on the way home. The van of the German national basketball team captain was stopped on Thursday evening (local time).
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The reason: There was a suspicion that the car had been stolen. Schröder, in the NBA point guard with the Los Angeles Lakers, had to step out with his hands raised. He was briefly handcuffed.
A friend who was driving the car was forced to lie on the ground at a gas station with his arms and legs spread. Minutes later the clarification came: It was a misunderstanding.
Moment of shock after home win in the NBA
Schröder sat in the back of the big van. After he was emphatically asked by the police to slowly get out, he did so. With his hands on his head, as the Braunschweig native described the events on his YouTube channel.
“When I was with them, they lowered my arms and gave me handcuffs. But also really jerky. And I think to myself: Hey, what happened? »The 29-year-old reported.
Black van thought stolen
“If I tell you, there were 20, 25, 30 cars at the end, so the real alarm. I see shotguns, pistols, Uzis and I have no idea what kind of guns they had. It was like I was a criminal doing something – that was crazy. I’ve never seen anything like that,” Schröder said.
The police thought the car was stolen. Schröder was then able to clarify that the license plates came from his Cadillac, which he had sold a year earlier. “In the end, they did well and helped us, and then everything was sorted out. Luckily, nothing happened to anyone, we got home safely, »said the family man.