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NBA great Scottie Pippen arrested on assault charges (VIDEO)

Former Chicago Bulls great Scottie Pippen was arrested on charges he attacked a man seeking an autograph outside Nobu restaurant in Malibu, California.
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Former Chicago Bulls great Scottie Pippen looks on as the Bulls play the Miami Heat in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 22, 2011, at American Airlines Arena in Miami. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Former Chicago Bulls great Scottie Pippen was arrested Monday on assault charges for allegedly attacking a man seeking an autograph.

Pippen is accused of punching the man in the face and kicking him repeatedly outside Nobu restaurant in Malibu, Calif., on Sunday night, TMZ reported.

He surrendered to authorities Monday afternoon.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries that included broken teeth and a swollen mouth, as well as head and back injuries, according to TMZ.

Authorities told The Associated Press they were interviewing several eye witnesses.

In 1999, the seven-time NBA all-star was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Houston.

Pippen, 47, won six NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Aug. 13, 2010.

He was also a member of the 1992 "Dream Team" that won Olympic gold for the US.

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