Dee Brown Charged With DWI

Actor John Travolta, center, poses for photographers with co-hosts Victoria Cabello, left, and Ilary Blasi, in San Remo, Italy, Monday, Feb. 27, 2006. He was one of the international guest stars featured in the show, scheduled to go on air on Italian State TV RAI through Saturday, March 4, 2006.
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Toronto Raptors guard Dee Brown was charged with impaired driving after getting pulled over for speeding, the team announced Tuesday night.

Club spokesman Dave Haggith said prior to Toronto's season-opener against the Boston Celtics that Brown was charged Sunday night while driving north of the city in his Ford Expedition.

Haggith said Brown was pulled over for speeding and subsequently failed a breathalyzer test.

Brown, who led the NBA in 3-point attempts and field goals last season, is on the injured list after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. He was on the bench Tuesday wearing a sports coat.

"It's a personal issue for Dee," Haggith said. "The team will do all it can to offer whatever help he needs."

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