I didn’t really want to blog about this, because I really don’t think it’s a big deal, but whatever here goes. As most hardcore fans already know, Jordan Williams — only our freshman center and kinda the linchpin of the team’s hopes this year — was charged with misdemeanor assault following an “incident” Aug. 8. Ah, the good old “incident.”
As of yesterday, we have more information on the “incident,” and it does indeed seem to be much ado about nothing. So here’s what — allegedly — took place on that not-really-very-fateful night. There was a girl fight outside a mall. Meow! Jordan tried to break it up. Some other guys who were there wanted to see said girl fight, so they “took issue” with Jordan’s attempt to stop it. (I love that phrase — “took issue” — like they retired to the drawing room for Brandy Sidecars and a spirited debate on the merits — nay, the very historicity — of the girl fight. Jolly good, Governor!) Then the guys mixed it up a little bit.
That’s it. Of course, this is all according to Jordan’s attorney, so take it with a grain of salt. He technically faces jail time, but given that he’s never been in trouble before, plus the circumstances of the case, and I’ve got a car in my driveway that says he starts and plays the season without interruption. His court date is Monday. So we’ll see.
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