• Atlanta Hawks player arrested for going 125+ mph on I-85, police say

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    ATLANTA - An Atlanta Hawks player was arrested for going more than 70 mph over the speed limit, police said.

    Deandre Bembry stopped early Friday morning after Atlanta police said he was clocked in a Dodge Charger going 128 mph in a 55 mph zone on Interstate 85 near Buford Highway.

    Police said Bembry pulled over without incident and was arrested for reckless driving and speeding.

    Bembry, from Charlotte, North Carolina, has been with the Hawks since 2016.


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    The Atlanta Hawks released a statement to Channel 2 Action News:

    “We are aware of an incident involving DeAndre’ Bembry earlier this morning. We are still gathering information as it pertains to the situation, and out of respect for the legal process, we will have no further comment at this time.”

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