Ex-NBA player Eric Bledsoe was arrested for domestic violence on Wednesday … just hours after reports he is signing with the CBA’s Shanghai Sharks, TMZ Sports has learned.
We’re told cops received a call about a domestic incident around 11:13 PM … with a victim claiming she had been slapped by her boyfriend.
Officers responded to the Lost Hills, Calif. residence … and after an investigation, arrested Bledsoe for misdemeanor domestic violence.
32-year-old Bledsoe was booked at the Lost Hills Sheriff’s station … and has since bonded out.
A photo was posted to Bledsoe’s girlfriend’s Instagram account after the incident … appearing to show a red mark on her face. The caption said, “NO RELATIONSHIP LIKE THIS IS EVER WORTH STAYING IN.”
The woman added … “Domestic violence is real! This wasn’t the first time but I sat here and stayed so it’s my fault!!”
“ERIC BLEDSOE really is a monster.”
The post has since been deleted.
Bledsoe — a Birmingham, Alabama native — was a star for the Kentucky Wildcats from 2009-10 … and was picked 18th overall in the 2010 NBA Draft.
He played for the Clippers, Suns, Bucks and Pelicans over the course of his career.
Bledsoe was a solid player during his time in the Association … and was selected to the NBA’s All-Defense team in 2019 and 2020.
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