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Celtics' Jabari Bird Accused of Strangling Girlfriend, Kicking Her in Stomach

Celtics' Jabari Bird Accused of Strangling Girlfriend, Kicking Her in Stomach
Published On: Thu, Sep 13
May 16, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird announces Nate McMillan as the new head coach during a press conference at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Boston CelticsA guardA Jabari BirdA was arraigned onA chargesA ofA assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, strangulation and kidnapping Thursday.

According toA Tom Westerholma€A of MassLive, Bird is accused of strangling his girlfriend until she lost consciousness and kicking her in the stomach multiple times.

He is currently being held on $50,000 bail. Under conditions of the bail, Bird is not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs and cannot possess a weapon. Bird will be allowed to travel with the Celtics while the case is ongoing.

The Celtics releasedA a statementA saying they are "deeply disturbed" by the allegations

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