Ex-NBA player Gerald Wilkins -- younger bro of Dominique Wilkins -- was arrested Tuesday on 2 counts of battery and he's still behind bars, TMZ Sports has learned.
The 56-year-old was taken into custody in Cobb County, Georgia on August 18.
Records show he's facing 3 criminal charges -- 2 counts of misdemeanor simple battery and 1 count of misdemeanor criminal trespass.
We're working on the details.
Wilkins was a 2nd round pick in the 1985 NBA Draft and went on to play for the Knicks, Cleveland Cavs, Grizzlies and Orlando Magic ... before finally retiring in 1999.
It's been a rough year for Wilkins who's facing a bunch of criminal charges stemming from multiple alleged incidents over the past few months.
Officials say he attacked a work colleague back on June 9 ... and was also involved in a domestic incident on June 6.
Before that, Wilkins was charged with assault for allegedly trying to force his way into a woman's home back in May.
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