Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son convicted for stabbing his neighbor

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son of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sentenced to 6 months in prison for stabbing Southern California Prosecutors said Wednesday that the neighbor was with a hunting knife during the trashcan argument.

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 29, was convicted on Tuesday after pleading guilty to three counts of assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a dagger or dagger, after being convicted with sentencing improvements for causing grievous bodily injuries. Orange County district attorney’s office.

Abdul-Jabbar accepted the Orange County judge’s plea bargain. The prosecution said Abdul-Jabbar’s sentence was suspended until January 7 so that he could apply for house arrest instead of imprisonment.

Probation officials will decide whether to allow house arrest.

Prosecutors sought a seven-year prison sentence and objected to the defense proposal.

Abdul-Jabbar and his San Clemente neighbor share a driveway. Prosecutors said Abdul-Jabbar stabbed his 60-year-old neighbor on June 9 last year several times after the man confronted him about not getting the trash cans for Abdul-Jabbar’s elderly roommate.

Prosecutors said the 60-year-old man was stabbed in the back of the head, fractured his skull and nearly bled to death after collapsing outside the emergency room.

“This slap on the wrist is an absolute mistake of justice,” District Attorney Todd Spitzer said after the sentencing. “This man nearly bled to death outside the emergency room doors after being stabbed so severely that it broke his skull.”

“We believe that the complete disregard for human life due to a dispute over trash cans is so appalling that it leads to jail time,” Spitzer said. Said.