We talked to Faizon about Judge Mathis' advice on how the comedian should handle his criminal case going forward, and he was actually open to it.
He still believes he was in the right though because the valet allegedly spit at him.
so did Heath Shuler and Jack Kemp -- and now Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is calling on MORE pro athletes to run for political office.
The NBA legend recently appeared on "SI Now" and made the case for Dwyane Wade to run for mayor of Chicago ...
We are told it is NOT a sex tape, but looks like it is a prelude to sex.