Charlotte Hornets, striker Miles Bridges Wednesday pleaded not guilty to felony Domestic Violence The charges brought by Los Angeles County Prosecution after accusing him of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two children.
Attorney General George Gaskin He announced Tuesday that his office has filed one felony count of injuring the father of a child and two felony counts of child abuse under circumstances or conditions likely to cause significant bodily injury or death.
Bridges’ office said Jusoor had pleaded not guilty during a trial.
LAPD arrested Bridges on June 29, and she was later released on $130,000 bail.
Both The Hornets and the NBA said they are aware of the charges against Bridges.
“These are very serious allegations that we will continue to monitor,” Hornets said. “Since this is a legal matter, we will have no further comment at this time.”
Michelle JohnsonThe mother of my two child Bridges addressed the incident on Instagram on July 1, posting several photos of the injuries and a medical report that read, “Extreme victim of physical abuse by male partner; strangulation assault, concussion; closed fracture of nasal bone, rib contusions, multiple bruises, Neck muscle strain.
“I hate that it got this far, but I can’t be silent anymore. I allowed someone to destroy my home, abuse me in every way they could, and traumatize our children for life,” Johnson wrote on Instagram. “I have nothing to prove to the world, but I will not allow anyone who can do something so terrible not to feel remorse and paint a picture of something I am not. I will not allow the people around them to continue to silence me and continue to lie to protect that person.”
Bridges was the Hornets’ top scorer last season
The 24-year-old The Bridges is a restricted free agent who was expected to make big money in the free agent market this summer after the hack season.
At 6-foot-7, 225 pounds, Bridges was the Hornets’ top scorer last season, averaging 20.2 points and seven rebounds in his fourth season in the NBA.
Team The Hornets have extended Bridges’ qualifying bid giving them a chance to match any bid sheet offered by another team. The team had indicated, before learning of Bridges’ arrest, that he wanted to re-sign it.