Former Laker Norm Nixon Busted for DUI

Cops blew the whistle on former Los Angeles Lakers great Norm Nixon when he was caught allegedly drunk driving.

Nixon was called for illegal traveling by the California Highway Patrol around midnight last night when officers noticed he had no front license plate on his black Ferrari, according to

Officers reportedly smelled alcohol and gave Nixon a series of sobriety tests, which the ex-point guard failed.

The two-time NBA All-Star with two championships under his belt was booked and posted $5,000 bail, TMZ reported.

Nixon, 53, who played with the Lakers from 1977 to 1983 then with the Clippers from '83 to '89, is married to actress/dancer Debbie Allen.

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