Grizzlies Zach Randolph Accused of Assaulting Woman

Grizzlies Zach Randolph Accused of Assaulting Woman

NBA forward denies allegations.

Published March 25th

With the NBA playoffs just weeks away, the last thing a team needs is an off-the-court distraction.

Yet, that's exactly what the Memphis Grizzlies seem to have on their hands. According to TMZ Sports, their star power forward, Zach Randolph, has been accused of strangling a woman at a Los Angeles hotel. Z-Bo, though, strongly refutes the allegations.

The celebrity news site says the woman is a model who filed a police report with the LAPD on Thursday, alleging that the NBA star "strangled victim causing bruising to her neck" during a Wednesday incident. In addition to claiming she was choked, the woman says she also suffered a black eye, bruises on her back, sore ribs and a sprained neck.

Randolph's agent, Raymond Brothers, told TMZ that "it's a false police report."

Let's see how this pans out and if Randolph misses any time on the court because of it.

The Grizzlies (41-31) are currently in fifth place in the Western Conference with 10 games left in the regular season.

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla

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