|Houston's Kyle Lowry Up On Battery Charges?|
Kyle Lowry has been enjoying increased productivity since he arrived in Houston from Memphis in 2009 and is on track for a career year this season, he's currently averaging 15.3 points and 10 assists per game through the Rockets first six games. In the midst of the good comes the news thats surfaced yesterday that the Houston point guard has been charged with one count of misdemeanor battery by the Clark County District Attorney’s office in Las Vegas, in connection with throwing a basketball at a referee after a game in September.
Lowry has refused to comment on the issue.
“It’s a legal matter,” Lowry said via text message. “I don’t have a comment about it as of right now.”
According to the KRIV report citing the declaration of warrant/summons, “Lowry approached the victim and threw a basketball at her striking her in her torso. The victim picked up the basketball and tossed it back at Lowry. Lowry became upset and stated ‘B****, meet me outside. I will kick your a**.’ “
According to the warrant, Lowry apologized to the official, InFini Robinson, a former Nevada-Las Vegas and Michigan player, saying “I’m sorry. I truly apologize for what I did. I let my emotions get the best of me.”
Lowry has been issued a summons to appear before the Las Vegas Justice Court on Feb 2.
|Last Updated ( Friday, 06 January 2012 13:10 )|