HOUSTON (KTRK) --One of four men charged with beating and robbing the son of an NBA legend appeared in a Harris County court today.
Deavion Lewis was ordered by a judge to stay away from Moses Malone Jr. Lewis and three other men are accused of attacking Malone at the V-Live nightclub in Richmond on July 20.
According to court records, prosecutors say Moses Malone Jr. was confronted because of a Facebook comment he made about Rockets superstar James Harden.
George Farah, Mose Malone Jr.'s attorney says it was at V-Live that his client was attacked by a group of men who were upset with what Malone Jr. posted about the Rockets star.
4 charged in beating of NBA legend's son outside club
"The post basically referenced the fact that James Harden was charging $250 for a basketball camp," Farah said.
In the post, Malone Jr. was critical of the cost of the camp. After posting that, he says he started getting text messages including one that Malone Jr. claims is from someone close to Harden.
"Mr. Malone did receive some texts from close friends of Mr. Harden stating, 'Why did you do that?'"
A day after the post, Malone Jr. says a group of people with guns beat him and robbed him, taking $15,000 of jewelry. Malone Jr. spoke to Eyewitness News Thursday afternoon about the alleged incident.
"They had their guns out," he said.
Police have charged four men with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, including Darian Blount, who according to the charging document worked security for the club, and the three other men: Deavion Lewis, Oscar Wattell and Kavon Boutte.