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Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for an extradition hearing with attorney Brian Steel in downtown Los Angeles

Jury being picked for ex-NBA player Crittenton's Atlanta murder trial

By Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of former National Basketball Association player Javaris Crittenton, who has been charged with murder for his suspected role in a 2011 drive-by shooting that killed an Atlanta mother of four. Authorities have charged Crittenton, 27, a point guard who played two seasons in the NBA after getting drafted by the Los Angele…