June 7, 2018 / 9:19 AM / 8 months ago

Ex-NBA forward Davis to be arraigned Thursday on assault charge

Apr 19, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis (0) drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs center Matt Bonner (15) during the first quarter in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis will be arraigned Thursday for a felony assault charge stemming from an alleged altercation outside a Los Angeles nightclub in April, according to multiple reports.

Davis, 32, was charged Tuesday with felony assault by means of force likely to produce bodily injury and could face up to seven years in prison if convicted.

The alleged incident took place April 8 outside the West Hollywood nightclub Penthouse, with the alleged victim reportedly suffering multiple broken bones in his face and ribs, according to TMZ Sports.

Davis was reportedly released on $50,000 bond after he turned himself over to Los Angeles police in May.

Davis was arrested at a Maryland hotel on drug possession and distribution charges in February. Police said they found 126 grams of marijuana and a briefcase containing $92,164 in cash when they searched Davis’ room. Davis’ attorney said his client plans to fight the charges in court.

Davis spent eight seasons in the NBA with the Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers. He averaged 8.0 points and 4.4 rebounds in 514 regular-season games.

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