Hornets’ Mikal Bridges to face legal charges after SHOCKING alleged abuse of ex-girlfriend

Miles Bridges was issued an arrest warrant for violating a protective order in a domestic abuse case involving his partner.

Hornets’ Mikal Bridges to face legal charges after SHOCKING alleged abuse of ex-girlfriend

Miles Bridges (Credits: Bleacher Report)

Amidst the current NBA scene, characterized by personal conflicts and controversies, a recent incident involves Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges. Bridges has faced legal charges for assaulting his girlfriend, Mychelle Johnson, resulting in his first arrest in 2022. He has since received a three-year probation sentence.

Following the incident, the NBA initiated an investigation. After concluding their inquiry, the league handed down a 30-game suspension to the prominent player, causing him to miss a significant portion of the previous season.

In addition to the initial 30-game suspension, the 6’7 forward for the Hornets is also barred from participating in the first ten games of the upcoming regular season, including the ongoing pre-season. This was the league’s stance until a new development emerged in the player’s domestic abuse case, resulting in the issuance of an arrest warrant.

The arrest warrant was issued due to a violation of a protective order obtained by his ex-girlfriend. Bridges was reportedly seen damaging his ex-girlfriend’s car’s windshield, which constituted a breach of the protective order. Shockingly, the incident occurred with his children present in the car, leading to additional charges of child abuse against the player.

Fans are understandably in a state of shock, unsure of what to expect regarding the forward’s return. Given the gravity of the incident, the outlook appears unfavorable, but the basketball world will undoubtedly continue to closely monitor the situation.

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Miles Bridges’ career so far in the NBA

The current-day Hornets forward Miles Bridges was initially drafted by the LA Clippers in the 2018 NBA draft. After his draft to the Clippers, he was shortly traded to his present team the Charlotte Hornets.

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Miles Bridges (Credits: ESPN)

The rookie season of the forward went quite well as he averaged 7.5 points per game including 4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. In the year 2022, he showed promising results and won his first rising MVP award for his performance against Team World.

During the 2021-22 NBA season, Miles Bridges experienced a significant breakthrough in his NBA career. The 6’7 forward formed a dynamic partnership with star player LaMelo Ball, which greatly contributed to his breakout season, allowing him to maintain an impressive average of 20 points per game.

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