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High School Basketball Star Maori Davenport Can Play, Judge Rules


Added 01-11-19 01:17:02pm EST - “A judge ruled Davenport can play ... at least for now.” - Tmz.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Tmz.com: “High School Basketball Star Maori Davenport Can Play, Judge Rules”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

High school basketball superstar Maori Davenport will be ALLOWED to play in her game Friday night after a judge called off her suspension. 

Davenport's story became national news when athletic officials in Alabama ruled her ineligible after learning she received an $857 check from Team USA basketball for playing in a tourney back in August. The check covered lost wages and expenses. 

The check was sent to Davenport as the result of a clerical error -- she never sought out the payment. 

Davenport initially cashed the check under the assumption it was a standard operating procedure for people playing for Team USA. When the organization realized the error, they asked for the money back and she returned it the next day. 

Still, officials in Alabama believed cashing the check violated the rules -- and deemed her ineligible for her senior year. 

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