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Oliver Miller pleads guilty to pistol-whipping

Posted on: November 2, 2011 2:13 pm
Edited on: November 2, 2011 2:30 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

Way back in April, former NBA player Oliver Miller was arrested for allegedly pistol-whipping a man at a barbecue cookout.

Fun twist in the story too: The man Miller pistol-whipped was his girlfriend's brother. And Miller pleaded guilty to the charge, according to the Baltimore Sun:
A former professional basketball player pleaded guilty Tuesday in the pistol whipping of his girlfriend's brother after a dispute at a cookout in Arnold.    Oliver J. Miller, 41, a former NBA player, pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to first-degree assault and carrying a handgun, allegations that stemmed from a family argument at a cookout in April.

Deputy State's Attorney Thomas J. Fleckenstein said that Miller followed Jason Worley from the cookout, and was seen whacking Worley in the head and face with a handgun outside Worley's home before driving away. Worley suffered a concussion and other injuries, the prosecutor said, but the gun was not found.
The maximum sentence for this is 25 years and Fleckenstein said he will pursue jail time for Miller. Miller has no prior convictions though and with him pleading guilty, obviously he won't get anything near 25.

Miller played nine seasons in the NBA, mostly in the 1990s, averaging 7.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. The journeyman center played for the Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and even had a stint with the Harlem Globetrotters.
Category: NBA
Comments

Since: Nov 4, 2011
Posted on: November 4, 2011 12:30 pm
 

Oliver Miller pleads guilty to pistol-whipping

So...?? There is "Gansta Rap", "Gansta Boogie", " The American Gansta" and now there is "Gansta BBQ". Can't wait to see this as an new television series on Discovery Channel. What in the world has become of our society...can't even be happy over burgers and franks...simply un-american on so many levels...




Since: Sep 30, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 5:21 pm
 

Oliver Miller pleads guilty to pistol-whipping

Surprise.........another washed up athlete will get jail time.  Retired at 41, no marketable skill, and a guy at a BBQ calling him out.  Maybe he could get into construction or demolition, if he can swing a hammer like he did that gun, he may just be able to get a job.



Since: May 27, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 3:44 pm
 

Oliver Miller pleads guilty to pistol-whipping

them folks are serious about their bbq..too much sauce..not enough sauce..41 years old..maybe the first time he pistoled whipped someone at a BBQ..5 years in the prison kitchen in Hagerstown,Maryland will do just fine


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