Felony Assault-Charged Baller Escapes To Serbia

Athletes have been ducking the consequences of the law for some time. But having one flee to their native Serbia to escape assault charges has to be a first.

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(Official Diplomatic Translation: “Nah-na-na-neh-neh.”)

Binghamton (NY) University sophomore Minja Kovacevic, who came stateside on a basketball scholarship, was arrested last month after kicking some guy’s head in at a nightclub. He was arrested and charged with felony assault. Soon after the Serbian government posted his bail, and apparently smuggled him out of the country. Read more…