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Lakers Star Jordan Hill

Strikes Plea Deal

In GF-Choking Case

9/27/2012 8:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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L.A. Lakers star Jordan Hill will not go to jail for allegedly choking his ex-GF during a nuclear argument in Houston back in February after striking a sweet plea deal with prosecutors ... TMZ has learned.

According to a clerk at Harris County Criminal Court in Houston, TX ... Hill plead no contest to the charge this morning and in exchange was given a 1-year deferred sentence and a $500 fine. In other words, if Hill stays out of trouble for the next year and pays the fine,  the whole case will be wiped from his record.

We broke the story ... Hill was charged with felony domestic violence after his ex filed a police report, in which she accused the NBA player of assaulting her, leaving bruises on her legs, and then trying to choke her.

The fight allegedly took place on February 29th. Hill's ex filed the police report on March 29th.

Hill turned himself in to authorities a month later, at which point the judge imposed a protective order, barring Hill from contacting or going anywhere near his ex.

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1.

Rocco    

Can you believe TMZ hasn't covered the reunion of Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattison? It must really burn to get scooped by the lowly Sun.

ouch

704 days ago
2.

karri    

Now the Lakers need to dump his ass!!! When will pro sports stop hiring guys that think domestic violence is acceptable in any form??? If you stopped hiring them I think a lot of it would end immediately!

704 days ago
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GnuG43    

This dude chokes his girl, flees from the authorities for a month, and gets that tiny slap on the wrist? Take the basketball out of his hand, and he would be shot instantly anywhere else int he country. We need to stop glorifying celebrities, so much so that they can LITERALLY get away with murder. aMerica, I am ashamed.

704 days ago
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TheGame    

It was obviously his first offense and all the haters would love to see him go to jail. These athletes need to learn how to pick women and stop f@cking with those groupie as hoes.

704 days ago
5.

Parker    

WHAT A MESSEGE TO SEND TO THESE IDIOTS LIKE THIS (P) ....RICK....CHOKE YOUR GIRLFRIEND, SPOUSE OR ANYONE...MAKE A PLEA BARGIN AND GET OFF...NO WONDER THERE ARE SO MANY MEN ABUSING THEIR WIVES........JUDGES LIKE THIS AZZHOLE THAT LET HIM PLEAD NO CONTEST AND LETS THEM OFF, WHILE THE POOR WOMAN HAS TO LIVE WITH WHAT THIS ANGRY MONKEY HAS DONE TO HER...POOR WOMAN PROBABLY LIVES IN FEAR NOW!

704 days ago
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Tammy    

Where do these celebreties get these idiot lawyers?! There's no reason to cop a plea to something that someone SAID happened a month before witohut any proof that it happened.

704 days ago
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Joao    

"...the whole case will be wiped from his record. " I wonder how much that cost . American Justice: where you get what you pay for.

704 days ago
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joHANF    

Wow! TEXAS: where you can choke your wife, but you CAN'T smoke chronic. What a ****ed up country the united states of america is.

704 days ago
9.

DaveT    

Mutual

704 days ago
10.

Luke    

Star? The only reason anyone knows this dork, is because he choke his gf. Not what I would call a star. Better than me and you.. but a NBA Star? NO!

704 days ago
11.

ryan    

how do you call a player who only plays 5 minutes at the most a Star?

704 days ago
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john    

BAD Justice...I thought we all got the domestic violence memo....Black people can't seem to contain their violent

704 days ago
13.

Oh A 💛💋    

Okay stop right there TMZ ! Now this dumb ass is not a star player of " The Lakers " ! Who the **** is this kid anyway !

704 days ago
14.

himminy    

can we please not call him a star? i'm a lakers fan and i forget half the time that he's even on the team.

704 days ago

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