DENVER | Nuggets reserve forward Renaldo Balkman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Florida.
Balkman, 25, was arrested by Temple Terrace, Fla., officers at 4 a.m. Saturday after he refused a blood-alcohol test, according to a police report on the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Web site.
Balkman was released after posting $500 bond.
Nuggets executive Mark Warkentien said the team was aware of Balkman's arrest but declined further comment "out of respect for the legal process."
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Balkman, who played college basketball at South Carolina, averaged 5.0 points and 3.8 rebounds last season, his first with the Nuggets.