Former Michigan State standout and current Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was arrested on Sunday. Green is facing assault charges after allegedly striking a man at Conrad's Grill in East Lansing.
Police say that the incident was basically a fight between Green and the victim. At this time, it is not known if the assault was a punch or a slap. Green was released on a $200 bond that same day.
July 20 is Green's arraignment day, and if convicted, he could be sentenced up to 93 days in jail and also be assessed a $500 fine.
Both the Warriors and Team USA are refusing to comment until more details are released. Green was selected to the Olympic team and was set to join the team in August.
"Draymond is completely innocent...completely should capitalized," mentioned Green's lawyer James Heos.
As for Draymond, he finally made his first comments on the incident this Tuesday.
""I think when things happen, I think you meet them head on. My legal team is handling it. It will be resolved really quickly. As a public figure, I just can't put myself in certain situations. It's something that I'll learn from and just move on."
Green averaged 14.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, 7.4 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks per game last season to earn a spot on the NBA All-Defensive Team and All-NBA Team.
At Michigan State, Green posted 16.2 points, 10.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists on his way to earning the Big Ten Player of the Year and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Player of the Year honors.