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US rapper The Game gets sentenced for punching a police officer two years ago

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  • He also received a six-month suspended jail term and ordered to get some anger management.
The rapper was sentenced for something he did two years ago.

The Game has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service for assaulting an off-duty policeman during a pick-up basketball game in Hollywood.

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The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jayceon Taylor, also received a six-month suspended jail term Monday and was ordered to attend anger management counselling.

He may have to do the time if he gets into any more trouble.

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Prosecutors say during a game in 2015, Game threatened, intentionally fouled and sucker-punched the officer, who’d stolen the ball from him and made a basket.

Game also pleaded no contest to stealing a camera from a paparazzi who filmed him being served with legal papers after the officer sued him.

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The rapper pleaded no contest to felony grand theft and misdemeanor counts of making criminal threats and battery as well.




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