Thunder waive DeAndre Liggins in wake of domestic abuse charges

The Thunder have waived guard DeAndre Liggins in wake of domestic abuse charges, the team announced Friday. 

Liggins, 25, was arrested last Saturday on a domestic violence complaint. According to, Liggins is charged with three counts of domestic abuse, two counts of domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, one count of kidnapping and one count of violating a protective order. 

According to an affidavit, Liggins grabbed his girlfriend's hair, pulled her out of bed, threw her to the ground and punched her 11-12 times. Liggins then kicked down a locked door, grabbed his girlfriend by the hair again, threw her to the ground, punched her, then stomped, kicked and dropped an Xbox on her head, per the affidavit. 

Liggins appeared in 39 games for the Thunder during the 2012-13 season, averaging 1.5 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per contest. He holds career averages of 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds in 56 career games.

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