Famed attorney Gloria Allred ‘hired by family of minor at the center of Josh Giddey investigation’ with NBA star accused of an inappropriate relationship
- NBA star Josh Giddey is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor
- Now the family has hired representation in the form of Gloria Allred
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Gloria Allred, the famed attorney who has taken on a series of high-profile cases involving women's rights, represents the girl at the center of the investigation into NBA star Josh Giddey.
The Oklahoma City Thunder player is being investigated by police and the NBA for an alleged relationship with a minor.
Allred was quoted by TMZ Sports as saying, “We represent the family and have no comment.”
Giddey, 21, has continued to play in the NBA while the allegations, which first surfaced on social media, are investigated.
Allred previously represented women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct and women who accused former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner of sending sexually explicit photos.
Gloria Allred has been hired by the family of the minor involved in the Josh Giddey case
Oklahoma City Thunder player Giddey, from Australia, is being investigated by police and the NBA for an alleged relationship with a minor
Photos of the Oklahoma City Thunder star and the girl recently surfaced on social media
It comes after Code Sports, in Giddey's native Australia, said the Thunder guard believed the teenager was 19 when they met at a nightclub in 2021. And after discovering the next day that she was in fact under 18, Giddey is said to have ended the relationship. relation.
The New York Post claiming to have identified the Oklahoma City nightclub where Giddey was filmed with the teen, stating that the establishment has an over-18s policy.
Giddey and his representatives have declined to comment as the NBA continues to investigate the situation.
When a reporter asked Giddey about the allegations during a media bash, Giddey said he understood why the question was asked and said nothing further.
“Yes, I mean, I understand the question clearly,” Giddey told the reporter. “But there is no further comment at this time.”
Giddey has continued to play for the Thunder since the allegations came to light, with Thunder coach Mark Daigneault also facing questions about the allegations.
“Based on the information we have at this time, that is the decision we have made (to continue playing him),” Daigneault said. “It's not even a decision, to be honest. It's obviously a competitive issue at the moment, so the ball is in their court.”
Giddey was booed heavily in Minnesota on Tuesday during the Thunder's 106-103 loss to the Timberwolves.