Former Miami Heat player Greg Oden is now facing a felony charge after police said he punched his former girlfriend in the face.

Oden, 26, was charged in Marion Superior Court today with one count of battery resulting in serious bodily injury, a Level 5 felony, as well as misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and battery resulting in bodily injury.

His felony offense carries a penalty of one to six years behind bars.

Oden was arrested shortly after 3:30 a.m. Thursday in his mother's Lawrence home, according to a Lawrence Police Department report.

He is slated to appear in court for his initial hearing Tuesday afternoon.