Taj Gibson was arrested in NYC early Thursday morning after cops say the NBA star was driving a Mercedes-Benz with a suspended license … TMZ Sports has learned.
Gibson — who signed a 2yr., $ 28 million deal with the Timberwolves earlier this week — allegedly made an illegal u-turn in front of cops around 2:45AM Thursday morning. NYPD says they pulled T.G. over, and discovered his license was suspended.
NYPD tell us Gibson was charged with misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was taken into custody, and released around 4:30AM.
Gibson is due in court in NYC on September 1st.
We reached out to T.G. … so far, no word back.