Report: Kyle Lowry charged with battery
Rockets guard Kyle Lowry has been charged with misdemeanor battery in Las Vegas, KRIV-TV in Houston reported Thursday.
"We have confirmed a criminal complaint charging Kyle Lowry with one count of misdemeanor battery has been filed with the Las Vegas Justice Court," a spokesperson for the Clark County District Attorney's office told the station.
The Las Vegas Justice Court issued a summons for Lowry to appear before it Feb 2.
If convicted, Lowry could face up to six months in jail or a fine of not more than $1,000, according to the report.
"We are aware that a complaint has been filed in Las Vegas against Kyle," Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said in a statement. "We will work to get clarity on the situation. As this is a legal matter, we will not comment further."
Lowry's warrant says the allegations are from Infini Robinson, a referee at a game with NBA players on Sept. 22 in Las Vegas, KRIV reported. The warrant alleges Lowry threw basketballs at Robinson and verbally threatened her. It also says Lowry later apologized.
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