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Report: Pero Antic charged with menacing, Thabo Sefolosha charged with resisting arrest

The New York Post reports the specific charges for both Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha with regard to the nightclub incident that resulted in the stabbing of Chris Copeland.

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Two members of the Atlanta Hawks, Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha, were reportedly arrested in New York early on Wednesday morning in conjunction with a nightclub incident. The incident resulted in Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and his wife being stabbed, and additional details are emerging.

According to the New York Post, both Antic and Sefolosha have been charged with multiple violations. Both players were reportedly charged with "obstructing governmental administration" and "disorderly conduct", with Antic also being charged with "menacing" and Sefolosha with "disorderly conduct".

The Hawks have released an official statement (per Chris Vivlamore of the AJC):

"We are aware of the situation involving Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha this morning. We are in the process of gathering more information and will have further comment at the appropriate time."

Copeland and his wife remain at Bellevue Hospital in stable condition, per multiple reports. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.