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Ex-NBA player pleads guilty to manslaughter, gets 23 years

By Vincent Frank Javaris Crittenton, who played parts of just two seasons in the NBA after the Los Angeles Lakers made him the 19th pick in the 2007 draft, admitted responsibility for his role in the murder of a 22-year-old mother of four. In accepting a plea in the murder case, the Georgia Tech product faces 23 years in prison. The details of this case are about as disturbing...
Via Sportsnaut
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA player Crittenton still wanted for murder

Javaris Crittenton was wanted on a murder charge as police searched on Saturday for the former NBA player in Atlanta and Los Angeles. Crittenton has been charged in the fatal shooting of 22-year Jullian Jones, a mother of four who was gunned down Aug. 19 on an Atlanta street. A spokesman with the Atlanta police said Crittenton was not in custody. Calls to the FBI and U.S. Marshal...
Via FOX Sports
August 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Wizards' morning brew: Crittenton gets probation

Wizards reserve guard Javaris Crittenton pleaded guilty yesterday to a misdemeanor gun possession charge and was sentenced to a year of unsupervised probation. Here is the statement released by Crittenton's lawyer and the statement released by the Wizards. The NBA had no immediate comment, but league officials are expected to meet with Crittenton today. Dan Steinberg points out on...
Via Wizards Insider
January 26, 2010  |  Discuss

Wizards statement on Crittenton

The Washington Wizards issued the following statement today: "The charges filed today against Javaris Crittenton and his subsequent plea represent another disappointing development in what has already been a long and frustrating process for the team, the NBA and, most importantly, our fans. Javaris clearly used very bad judgment in this situation and will now face the consequences of his actions."
Via Wizards Insider
January 25, 2010  |  Discuss

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