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Draymond Green has reached a plea deal with prosecutors and will avoid doing any jail time for the fight he was involved in on July 10. According to TMZ Sports, the Warriors star agreed to pay a $500 fine and $60 in jail restitution. He also agreed to stay out of any further legal trouble for one year. If he’s able to do that, the misdemeanor assault charge that was originally filed against him will be reduced to a civil infraction and wiped from his permanent record.
UPDATED July 17, 1:00 p.m. ET:
TMZ Sports obtained a police report and a mugshot stemming from Draymond Green’s arrest on Sunday. According to the report, Green allegedly slapped Jermaine Edmondson, a 22-year-old Michigan State football player, outside of a bar called Conrad’s in East Lansing, Mich. while two police officers watched it happen. The officers later described the slap as being "very loud."
The report reveals Edmondson spoke with police after the incident and claimed the feud between the two men started Friday night after Green accidentally bumped into Edmondson's girlfriend at a different bar and didn't apologize for doing it. According to Edmondson, he asked Green to apologize and Green responded by saying, "Do you know who I am?...I pay for n*ggas like you scholarships." Edmondson claimed two of Green's friends then started choking him and his girlfriend in the bar. The next night, Green and Edmondson reportedly crossed paths again at Conrad's, which is when Green allegedly assaulted the MSU cornerback after Edmondson told him "last night wasn't cool."
After Green was arrested, the report says he reportedly admitted to slapping Edmondson and told police officers he "was sorry" for doing it. The report also indicates Green's blood alcohol level was .10 at the time of his arrest.
Green smiled in his mugshot and was pictured wearing an "Attack The Glass" T-shirt.
Green released this brief statement about the incident on Tuesday:
When things happen, you meet them head on. My legal team is handling it. It will be resolved really quickly. As a public figure I can't put myself in certain situations. It's something that I'll learn from and move on.
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The East Lansing Police Department has confirmed that Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested for assault in East Lansing, Mich. on Sunday, as first reported by MLive. According to ELPD Lt. Scott Wrigglesworth, Green allegedly assaulted a male victim in the downtown area of East Lansing at approximately 2:30 a.m. Lt. Wrigglesworth reports no injuries were sustained by Green or the victim during the alleged assault. Green will be prosecuted through the city of East Lansing and is scheduled to be arraigned on July 20. He could potentially face up to 93 days in jail if he is convicted of assault.
San Franciso Chronicle reporter Evan Sernoffsky is reporting the alleged incident took place at a nightclub in East Lansing:
TMZ Sports also released this video of Green getting taken away by police after the alleged assault and reported that a police officer witnessed Green slap a man outside of an East Lansing club:
Green is slated to play for Team USA at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Jerry Colangelo, the managing director for Team USA, told USA Today reporter Sam Amick that he was unaware of the alleged assault charge as of Monday morning:
The Warriors also released a statement on Monday and said the team is looking into the arrest:
Warriors statement regarding Draymond Green pic.twitter.com/tYjTrfnuFG— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 11, 2016
According to Green's Snapchat, he is in New York City on Monday:
Green is from Saginaw, Mich. and played college basketball at Michigan State before being drafted by the Warriors in 2012. He averaged a career-high 14.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 7.4 assists during the 2015-16 NBA season and made his first NBA All-Star team in February.
Broncos wide receiver Bennie Fowler, who was with Green at the time of the incident, gave his account of what happened that night to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears: