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Lakers Vs. Nuggets, 2012 NBA Playoffs Game 2: F Jordan Hill Charged With Felony Assault

According to CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Lakers may be without bench player F Jordan Hill in their upcoming playoff game against the Denver Nuggets. Hill's status is unknown after his girlfriend filed assault charges on three year veteran. He and his girlfriend allegedly got into a domestic dispute while in Houston: Hill reportedly attacked the woman against a wall after she threw his cell phones on the ground, and then he proceeded to choke her as she attempted to leave. If convicted, Hill could spend a possible 10 years in prison, TMZ reports.

A veteran of three seasons, Hill played in 39 games in the 2011-12 NBA Season, splitting the year between the Houston Rockets and the Lakers. He average 14.1 minutes per game and a strong 12.7 points and 12.2 rebounds per 36 minutes.

For more on these teams, visit Nuggets blog Denver Stiffs and Lakers blog Silver Screen and Roll. Head over to SB Nation NBA for more news and notes on the 2012 NBA Playoffs.