New York Knicks player Cleanthony Early was robbed at gunpoint after a visit to popular Queens, NY strip club Cityscapes. According to police, Early was leaving the club with a female friend when the Uber car he was riding in was surrounded by at least three cars.
Early said 4-6 individuals then assaulted him and stole his jewelry, cash and gold caps from his teeth. After robbing the NBA star, the assailants then shot Early in his knee.
Early was rushed into emergency surgery at a nearby hospital and is said to be stable.
Neither Early’s girlfriend nor the Uber driver were hurt in the horrendous incident.
Police claim the robbery was not a targeted one.