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Chris Brown accused of beating up opponent at basketball bash

R&B star Chris Brown appears to be in trouble again following an alleged altercation on a basketball court in Las Vegas on Monday morning (04May15) - but his aides insist an "unruly" party guest was simply asked to leave the bash.

The singer is accused of punching an opponent during a game at the Palms Casino Resort's Hardwood Suite just before 4am.


Sin City police have named Brown a suspect for battery but a representative for Brown, who is in Vegas for a show at Drais on Tuesday night (05May15), tells GossipCop.com the story surrounding his client is false: "He has a suite at the hotel (Palms) that has a basketball court and invited friends to come play. An unruly individual showed up uninvited and was removed from the premises. Chris was not in an altercation with this person."


But a spokesman for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police says, "Chris Brown has been given the option of signing a citation for misdemeanor battery, or having the case submitted to the Clark County District Attorney's Office for prosecution."


Trouble has followed Brown wherever he goes in recent years - he has been caught up in parking lot brawls, altercations outside hotels and bar bust-ups, and he has just completed his probation following a 2009 incident, during which he beat up his then-girlfriend Rihanna.