Yep. It's him.
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Posted by Pointman on 2013-01-08 03:14:45
In Reply to: Blatche posted by Argentina Warrior on 2013-01-08 02:29:25
Andray Blatche questioned
Updated: January 8, 2013, 1:36 PM ET
ESPN.com news services
Brooklyn Nets center Andray Blatche was questioned as part of an ongoing investigation of sexual assault at a Philadelphia hotel, a league source told ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley on Tuesday.
Philadelphia police told multiple media outlets that the incident occurred at the Four Seasons Hotel. A 21-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to a local hospital around 4 a.m.
Investigators told NBC in Philadelphia that a Nets player was in the suite but not in the bedroom where the alleged assault took place. The source told ESPN that it was indeed Blatche's friend who is the focus of the investigation. According to the NBC report, the player, a 41-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were taken into custody for questioning.
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Police told ESPNNewYork.com that no charges have been filed but the investigation is continuing.
Without admitting that he was questioned by police, Blatche tweeted Tuesday: "Im ok and I didn't do anything jus was n the area when it happened." The tweet was later removed from his feed.
The Nets are in Philadelphia for a game against the 76ers on Tuesday night.
Brooklyn general manager Billy King issued a statement Tuesday saying that the team is aware that a member of the squad is involved in an ongoing police investigation.
"We will have no further comment until the investigation has concluded," the statement said. "All of our players are available for tonight's game."
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