Published June 15, 2011
One Dallas Mavericks player went from celebrating a world championship to sitting inside a jail cell.
DeShawn Stevenson was arrested by Irving police for public intoxication at an apartment complex Tuesday night, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Irving police tell the Morning News that Stevenson was alone and did not know where he was at the time of the arrest.
He subsequently failed sobriety tests.
"Due to being intoxicated, he was a danger to himself and others, and therefore he was placed under arrest," Irving police spokesman John Argumaniz told the paper.
Stevenson was released from jail Wednesday morning after posting $475 bail.
The Mavericks won its first NBA championship Sunday night, defeating the Miami Heat in six games.