NBA star Rajon Rondo’s girlfriend punches woman in parking lot altercation
According to the TMZ video and a new lawsuit, Rondo's girlfriend Latoia Fitzgerald had someone mistaken for a parking lot back in July.
NBA player Rajon Rondo's girlfriend hit a woman in a parking lot this summer, according to TMZ.
The two-time NBA champion and his girlfriend Latoia Fitzgerald are said to have got involved with another woman in July because of a parking space in an apartment complex in Los Angeles. Now that woman, Toktam Jorshari, is suing former Los Angeles Laker and Fitzgerald for "assault and battery, emotional stress, and conspiracy."
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She is looking for $ 1 million for unspecified damage.
Rajon Rondo, then a Los Angeles Lakers player, kicks the ball in the sixth game of the Lakers' 2020 NBA final against the Miami Heat in Florida in October. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann / Getty Images)
In the silent video, recorded by TMZ and shared on social media, both Rondo and Fitzgerald are seen arguing with Jorshari for a while before the scene takes a dramatic turn.
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Rondo stops Fitzgerald and nudges Jorshari with his elbow towards the front of their car. Then everything escalates when Fitzgerald then throws punches at Jorshari and Rondo just steps back and watches.
According to her attorneys Eddie Tehrani & Arnold Gross from the state law firm, Jorshari was the victim of this situation and has a tough case.
According to TMZ, they stated, “In the NBA, unnecessary and excessive contact is considered a Flagrant 2 foul, which can result in a fine, expulsion and possible suspension of a player. Outside of the NBA, such behavior is considered attack and battery. No man should ever pick up a woman, ESPECIALLY an NBA basketball player of superior size and strength. The video speaks for itself. "
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Attorney Mark D. Baute, representing Rondo, disagrees and tells TMZ: "The plaintiff and Mr. Rondo's girlfriend had an awkward encounter that lasted approximately 10 seconds and Mr. Rondo tried to prevent them from further interaction. which was uncomfortable because (a) his thumb is broken and (b) the plaintiff is not wearing a mask. "
In his testimony, Baute spoke well of Rondo's new future in Atlanta, saying, "The focus now is on playing the best basketball possible for the Atlanta Hawks."
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