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Mikey Williams — one of the best high school basketball players in the country — just pleaded not guilty to the six felony charges he was hit with in his shooting case.
Troy Owens, the attorney for the San Ysidro H.S. star point guard, entered the pleas for the Univ. of Memphis commit at Williams’ arraignment hearing in San Diego on Thursday morning.
During the proceedings, which Williams attended remotely, a judge ordered the basketball player to stay away from the alleged victims in the case. Williams was also ordered to not be in possession of guns or ammunition.
Williams was charged with five counts of assault with a firearm and one count of shooting at an occupied vehicle … after authorities allege he was involved in an altercation near his home in eastern San Diego on March 27.
Police say someone opened fire on a car that had five people in it — including three minors — following an argument at a nearby home. No one was injured.
Williams was arrested on April 13 over his alleged role in it all … and after he posted bond, Owens said in a statement the hooper “maintains his innocence.”
Williams is due back in court for another hearing on the matter in June.
Meanwhile, Williams’ future college coach — Tigers head man Penny Hardaway — told media members on Wednesday Memphis has not cut ties with the star guard over the arrest.
“As of right now,” Hardaway said, “Mikey is still with us.”