Athlete Scottie Pippen attends the premiere of Disney Pixar's 'Monsters University' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 17, 2013 in Hollywood

Scottie Pippen attends the premiere of Disney Pixar’s ‘Monsters University’ at the El Capitan Theatre on June 17, 2013 in Hollywood

*NBA veteran Scottie Pippen has been arrested for felony assault following an incident this afternoon in Malibu, reports TMZ.

Law enforcement sources say the former Chicago Bulls star turned himself in to authorities and is being booked for felony assault with intent to commit great bodily harm.

According to TMZ, Pippen allegedly brutalized an autograph seeker outside Nobu restaurant Sunday night. The man was knocked out after Pippen allegedly punched him in the face and kicked him repeatedly.

Pippen left the scene, while the victim was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, including broken teeth and a swollen mouth. He also suffered injuries to his head and back.