Ex-UF player accused of breaking into homes, fondling woman


In this April 16, 2006 file photo, Boston Celtics' Orien Greene reacts after he fell and lost the ball during an NBA basketball game against the New Jersey Nets in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

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Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 8:11 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 8:11 a.m.

FORT LAUDERDALE — A former Florida and ex-NBA player has been arrested after being accused of breaking into two South Florida homes and fondling a woman.

News outlets report 34-year-old Orien Greene was taken into custody Monday on battery and burglary charges.

Police say Greene entered the first Pembroke Pines home through an unlocked door and went into a bedroom where a woman was sleeping.

A police report says Greene left and walked to a second home, which he entered through a garage. There, police say Greene rubbed and kissed a sleeping woman. The woman woke up and yelled at Greene, who fled to his girlfriend's house.

Greene, who attended the University of Florida before transferring, had stints with four NBA teams including the Celtics. He also played overseas.

It's unclear if Greene has an attorney.

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