EXCLUSIVE — Son of Celtics Great John Havlicek Nailed in Prostitution Sting!

Christopher Havlicek

Christopher Havlicek’s booking photo (Polk County Sheriff photo)

WINTER HAVEN — Palm Beach private bank director Chris Havlicek, the son of Boston Celtics great John Havlicek, was nabbed in a prostitution sting near Winter Haven, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively.

Chris Havlicek, 43, a former University of Virginia basketball player, was charged with soliciting for prostitution Friday. Polk County records show he was booked on the misdemeanor charge and promptly released after paying his $250-bail.

John Havlicek

Boston Celtics great John Havlicek (Genesis Fund photo)

Chris Havlicek was among 80 men and women arrested during the four-day operation led by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

According to records, Havlicek allegedly answered an ad in backpage.com to meet a young lady in a Winter Haven motel, more than two-and-a-half hours north of Palm Beach.

When he got there and jumped in bed, the woman turned out to be a sheriff’s deputy.

Among those arrested were a Florida Department of Corrections probation officer, and a 16-year girl who responded to another phony ad asking to recruit hookers. Others included Orlando lawyer Richard Sierra as well as a man whose arrest was the third in a sheriff’s sting.

Chris Havlicek, who lives in Palm Beach Gardens, is the managing director of Palm Beach’s JP Morgan Chase. He is also on the board of directors of the Kravis Center.

His particularly rude assistant hung up on Gossip Extra when we called to ask her boss for comment.

Nicknamed Hondo, dad John Havlicek won eight NBA titles with Boston and is considered one of the best basketball defenders in history.

Now 73, Hondo’s been living in West Palm Beach since 1993.

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  1. Sad but true says

    Ruh-roh….. What a yucky place to go for hookers……try belle-glade next time…

    Seeing the ethics of banker/ money mangers these dys…will probably get a promotion????? Who knows…

    Sad. tongues will be wagging at the Everglades Club maybe…

  2. JOEL GOODMAN says

    just another jerk, not worthy of his name.. Tell the bank to fire his ass for embarrassing them.

  3. Joel Leung says

    If more Johns go for sugar babies, then the number of Johns patronize prostitute will fall. That how we can control the problem of prostitution in our communities. Most people don’t realize it is legal to have a sugar baby (mistress). The crime is engaging in business prostitution as a customer or provider. The judges through the years wrote case laws that legalized mistress-lovers relationship. In the case Cherry v Koch. 129 Misc. 2d 346, 491 N.Y.S.2d 934 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1985), the NY court declares mistress-lovers relationship as noncommercial. Com. v. Stephanie Ann Danko, 421 A.2d 1165 explains about mistress-lovers relationship is exempt from prostitution statutes. People v. Johnson, 376 N.E.2d 381, 17 Ill.Dec. 382, 60 Ill.App.3d 183 (1978)) provides social companionship exemption prostitution statutes. Bergen v. Wood, 14 Cal.App.4th 854 (1993) explains that a relationship that has companionship as a collateral is not meretricious. A good article to read on this issue is Motyl , Jacqueline. (2012-2013) “Trading Sex for College Tuition: How Sugar Daddy “Dating” Sites May Be Sugar Coating Prostitution.” Vol. 117:3 pg. 927-957.

    • Mandy says

      Since you brought up the legalizing of mistresses, let me explain some definitions.
      wives, prostitutes and whores.
      Wives; it’s about love and friendship.
      Prostitutes: Straight up business deal ie: prostitute will give Chris 30 minutes of sex for $70.
      Whores: It’s all about the lie ie: “you are so beautiful can I buy you a drink” when in the words of the actor from the movie A Beautiful Mind at the bar scene: She says “aren’t you going to say something or buy me a drink” He contemplates and in a brutely honest moment says “I’m just thinking of what to say to you to get you to have intercourse with me.”

      Chris Havlicek just reduced the woman he is married to from a wife to a whore if she stays with him. Now she has the important decision to make: Leave as a wife and become another good man’s wife or stay as a whore and make up all kinds of lies to justify staying, have no more self-esteem/ self-respect and eventually the charade will disintegrate anyways and then she will just be a used up whore that will never find a decent person to have a relationship with.

      This is why the Bible make the distinction. Prostitutes go to heaven if they are believers- just doing on honest day’s work. And whores go to hell.

      Why is it written “Fathers do not prostitute your daughters thereby making them become whores.”

      The “lie” is the diffference.