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Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of assault

Jury selection in the aggravated assault trial of NBA twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris concluded Wednesday after the eight-member panel was chosen.

Opening statements will be delivered Monday for what is expected to be a 10-day trial.

The Morris brothers were indicted by an Arizona grand jury in 2015. They are accused of helping three other people beat 36-year-old Erik Hood outside a Phoenix recreation center

Two of the other co-defendants pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated assault charges.

Police say Hood was leaving a high school basketball game when he was approached by a friend of the Morris brothers. Hood told Phoenix police the man was...