WEST HOLLYWOOD—The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office revealed on Thursday, June 7, that former NBA Player Ronald Glen Davis was charged with felony assault of a man outside a nightclub in West Hollywood.
Davis, 32, of Tarzana faces one count of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury. The charge includes an allegation of causing great bodily injury. According to a press release from the LADA’s Office, the case was filed on June 5. Davis is alleged to have thrown the victim against a wall after an altercation transpired outside the club located on the 600 block of Robertson Blvd. on April 8. He pleaded no contest in court to the charges. TMZ reported the victim sustained broken ribs, a broken tooth and severe facial fractures.
Davis, who was nicknamed ‘Big Baby,’ played from 2007-2015. He was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2007. He played with the Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers during his career. In December 2008, he was involved in a car accident in New York. He was arrested by Baltimore police in February 2018 after 126 grams of marijuana was found in briefcase in his hotel room at the Hampton Inn that contained $92,000 in cash.
The basketball player took to Instagram where he posted a video denying what was being reported by the news.
He could face up to 7 years in a state prison if convicted; the case is still under investigation the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, West Hollywood Station.