Report: Four men charged with robbing Moses Malone Jr., who says his James Harden diss provoked incident

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Moses Malone Jr. said friends of James Harden robbed him due to a Facebook post critical of Harden.

Kaitlin McCulley of KTRK:

The district attorney apparently found Malone’s claims credible.


TMZ Sports has learned … the D.A. has charged 4 men for the June 25th incident — in which Moses Malone Jr. says he was pulling up to V Live when he was rushed by a group of guys who threatened him over the Facebook post. Malone claims he was beaten down, someone snatched his $50k chain and at least one person in the group flashed a 9mm handgun.

Malone told cops one of the alleged assailants — Darian Blount — is a bouncer at V Live … and Harden is a “prominent customer at the location.”

According to the criminal complaint, obtained by TMZ Sports, Malone told cops … Blount said, “he had disrespected James Harden and that he need to be punished after that.”

Blount and the 3 other men have each been charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

Harden was not charged.