The Game pleads not guilty to criminal charges

The rapper faces three felony counts in LA

The Game pleaded not guilty today (June 7) to charges of punching and threatening to shoot a man.

The rapper entered the pleas in Los Angeles Superior Court.

The felony charges are a result of a fight the rapper was allegedly involved in during a pick-up basketball game on February 24 in South Los Angeles.


Prosecutors allege that The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, pulled a gun from his Cadillac Escalade after punching a player on the opposing team and threatening to shoot him, as previously reported.

The rapper was arrested on May 11 at his home in Glendale, California and was released on $50,000 bail.

If convicted, the rapper could face up to five years in prison.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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