ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) - John Green, the man accused of throwing the cup that sparked a 2004 brawl between Indiana Pacers players and Detroit Pistons fans, was back in court Friday following his arrest on a drunken-driving charge.
Rochester Hills District Judge Lisa Asadoorian set a probation-violation hearing for Oct. 19.
Green was taken into custody Sept. 8 in Traverse City and charged with suspicion of drunken driving after failing a sobriety test, police said. It was the third drunken-driving charge filed against Green, who is free on bail.
Mitch Ripitwer, one of Green's attorneys, said Friday that Green will be before 86th District Judge Michael Haley in Traverse City on Monday for a preliminary examination on the drunken-driving charge.
Ripitwer said there are issues with the way Green's blood was tested for alcohol after the arrest.
In 2006, Asadoorian sentenced Green to 30 days in jail and two years of probation for the assault on former Pacer Ron Artest, who now plays for the Sacramento Kings. Green was convicted of punching Artest but was found not guilty of throwing a drink on the player.

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