Court date set for incident involving Hawks' Pero Antic, Thabo Sefolosha

Tuesday June 16th, 2015

Atlanta Hawks players Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic have a trial date of Sept. 9 set in New York as a result of misdemeanor charges from a nightclub incident in April, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Both players were charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing governmental administration for refusing to clear the scene of a crime on April 8 outside of New York nightclub 1OAK, where Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and a female companion were stabbed.

Antic was additionally charged with second-degree harassment and Sefolosha was additionally charged with resisting arrest.  

Video shows Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha being arrested

Both players have maintained their innocence following the arrests. 

Sefolosha suffered a season-ending injury to his fibula during the arrest. He maintains police caused the injury.

Sefolosha wore a leg cast in New York criminal court on Tuesday, and told that he was not sure whether he would be healthy for the Hawks 2015-16 season opener.

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