Chicago Bulls legend Jeffrey Jordan, son of Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan, faces aggravated assault charges after apparently punching a healthcare worker at a hospital in Scottsdale, Ariz. On Friday. Before the alleged attack, Scottsdale police rushed Jordan to hospital after sustaining a head injury.
According to FOX 10 Phoenix, Scottsdale Police said Jordan slipped and then hit the back of his head on a table at Casa Amigos, a local cocktail bar and Mexican restaurant. Police described the Casa Amigos incident in Jordan as “of a medical nature” and do not anticipate any charges after questioning the restaurant’s security.
The alleged problems began once Jordan entered the hospital. He allegedly assaulted a medical professional and was formally charged with aggravated assault against a medical professional, a class three felony in Arizona.
Scottsdale Police have yet to release additional information on Jordan’s case.
Jordan never lived up to his father’s basketball standards – six NBA Championships, five MVPs, 11 All-NBA caps and a Defensive Player of the Year award – but built a respectable career. five years at the college level. The 32-year-old played for Illinois from 2007-10, helping the Illini to finish second in the Big Ten in 2008-09. He then played two seasons for Donnie Jones at UCF.
The eldest of five children of Michael Jordan, Jeffrey Jordan has successfully transitioned to a life after the game. He currently heads Jordan Brand’s digital innovation department and co-founded Chicago-based consulting firm Jordan Avakian Group in 2020.