Olowokandi jailed for nightclub incident
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) – Minnesota Timberwolves Michael Olowokandi
spent Wednesday night in jail after police needed a stun gun to compel him to
leave a club.
The manager of the bar flagged down police after Olowokandi refused to leave
at its 3 a.m. closing time. The 7-foot center was tasered when he walked away
from a police officer, but a second shocking was required after the first had
Olowokandi was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing —
both misdemeanors — and released on his own recognizance Thursday afternoon.
The Timberwolves are in town to face the Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse
Olowokandi is averaging 5.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 21.2 minutes per game so
far this season, his second with Minnesota.