Jeff Withey

Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey faces domestic violence probe

Police are investigating an allegation of domestic violence against Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey.

Manhattan Beach police spokesman Sgt. Tim Zins said Thursday that a police report had been filed accusing Withey of domestic violence and detectives are looking into it.

Withey's attorney Alan Jackson vehemently denied any abuse.

"These salacious and patently false allegations appear to be nothing more than a vicious and calculated attempt by an angry former girlfriend to damage Mr. Withey's good reputation," Jackson said in a statement. "There is no truth to the accusations, and when the facts come to light we are confident that the falsity of the...

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