Three weeks after being arrested in Los Angeles, Miles Bridges was officially indicted on Tuesday for domestic violence. The Charlotte winger (24) is suspected of hitting his wife in front of their two children.
Mychelle Johnson had posted a long message on Instagram, accompanied by photos of the traces of blows and injuries and a damning medical report mentioning in particular “ violence by strangulation, concussion and a broken nose ». “ I let someone destroy my house, abuse me in every way possible and traumatize our children for life. »wrote Johnson.
Accused of child abuse
Released on bail after his arrest, Bridges is also in the sights of the NBA, which “ investigation » it too according to one of its spokespersons. The Los Angeles prosecutor also accuses the winger trained at Michigan State of child abuse since they witnessed the violence committed on his partner. “ The children who witness these scenes are extremely vulnerable and the impact on them cannot be measured. »said prosecutor George Gascon.
Author of his best career season in 2021-2022, he had compiled 20.2 points, 7 rebounds and 3.8 assists on average. A restricted free agent after four years in Charlotte, he was one of the most coveted players before the opening of the summer market in the NBA. Bridges was eligible for a four- or five-year, $150 million deal.