Lance Stephenson

*Indiana Pacers draft pick Lance Stephenson, 19, was released without bail on Sunday night after brutally attacking his girlfriend.


According to reports, he pushed her down a flight of stairs, grabbed her and hit her head on the bottom step at around 5 a.m. The victim, Jasmine Williams was returning home to her apartment with two friends.

Witnesses said Stephenson was waiting for her and yelled, “Are you kidding me?” before pushing her down the stairs.

When police arrived, Stephenson told them the woman had fallen down the stairs, prosecutors said. The complaint said Williams suffered head and back wounds, and possible damage to her neck.

Pacers president Larry Bird said that he was aware of the situation, according to AP.