Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird pleaded not responsible Wednesday to 2 new fees stemming from a home violence incident involving his girlfriend final September, in accordance with
"If you don’t cease speaking I’m going to kill you," the sufferer alleges Bird stated, in accordance with court docket paperwork (H/T TMZ Sports). Additionally, the sufferer says Bird additionally stated whereas kicking her, “Tell anybody about this, I don’t care the place you're, I’ll discover you and I’ll kill you."
Bird, who was chosen by the Celtics with the 56th decide within the 2017 draft, is accused of strangling his girlfriend, a school scholar, a dozen occasions to the purpose that she misplaced consciousness for a time period. Police say she locked herself within the rest room, and at one level within the alleged altercation she was hiding below a mattress.
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According to a report by CBS Boston:
"Bird threw the lady in opposition to a wall and continued the assault for about 4 hours. Bird allegedly dragged the sufferer by the ankles away from a door when she tried to go away."
"The girl advised police Bird was having “seizure like” signs when she ultimately escaped. She stated Bird texted her that he would kill himself if she didn’t come again."
Bird's subsequent scheduled court docket date is February 13. According to