NBA Rookie's father sentenced to 37 months in prison

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Rookie Shabazz Muhammad's father has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison and has been ordered to repay almost $1.7million after pleading guilty to a Las Vegas mortgage fraud case. 

Muhammad's father Ronald Holmes appeared before Senior U.S. District Judge Larry Hicks on Thursday and was sentenced to over three years in federal prison and five years of supervised release.

Holmes' son Muhammad played for UCLA in college and is now currently a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the 21-year-old small forward has only averaged 3.6 points per game in his first year in the NBA.

Holmes is due to surrender on May 30th and will begin his sentence, he pleaded guilty in December of 2013 to felony conspiracy to commit mail, wire and bank fraud. 

Minnesota Timberwolves

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