Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged in the choking of a family member while he was still a member of the Rockets, the Houston district attorney’s office said in a statement.
Hill will have to make an appearance in Houston to face the charge — third-degree felony for assault on a family member by choking. The incident took place Feb. 29.
The district attorney’s office said that Hill faces a sentence of two to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. After paperwork is complete, a warrant for his arrest will be issued.
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