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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "Hired-gun lawyer David Boies late in the day on Monday announced the players were withdrawing that lawsuit filed in Northern California last week and consolidating it with the one they filed in Minneapolis at the sam...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  2. Mark Cuban vs. the bottom line

    Henry Abbott

    Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty Images Is owning an NBA team about fun and games, profits, or both? There are a couple of lawsuits going on down in Texas, and it's much ado about nothing -- except for one huge thing. It began not as a fight about the Mave...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  3. Mark Cuban's Going to Have to Write a Big Check

    Henry Abbott

    As news services report, Mark Cuban has been charged with insider trading that netted him roughly $750,000 he allegedly should not have earned. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a civil lawsuit against Cuban on Monday in federal ...

    Blog | November 17, 2008
  4. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    NBA players give tickets to young people all the time. But I haven't heard a lot of stories of players having the idea and arranging it themselves via e-mail. Classy Kevin Martin.Elgin Baylor's attorney may be thinking lawsuit.Kevin Ding of the Orang...

    Blog | October 10, 2008
  5. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    When I saw that Howard Schultz had dropped his lawsuit -- the last hope of returning the Sonics to Seattle -- the first thought that ran through my head was: One way or another, David Stern sure tends to get what David Stern wants. Also, whoever had ...

    Blog | September 02, 2008
  6. Report: City and Sonics Settle

    Henry Abbott

    Shortly before Judge Marsha Pechman was to deliver a ruling on whether or not the Sonics must honor their lease in Seattle, Jim Brunner of the Seattle Times has word of a settlement: A settlement has been reached in the Sonics lawsuit, Seattle City ...

    Blog | July 02, 2008
  7. Seattle Update

    Henry Abbott

    A treasure trove of private emails exposed! More lawsuits! Nationwide blog campaigns! The key NBA vote tomorrow! A lot of moving pieces to what could prove to be one of the biggest stories of this NBA season. And Seattle fans are fired up. For instan...

    Blog | April 17, 2008
  8. Latest Salvo in the Seattle Wars: Fan Lawsuit

    Henry Abbott

    Some Seattle season ticket holders are suing the team, as Jim Brunner of the Seattle Times reports: Two Sonics and Storm season-ticket holders plan to file a lawsuit today, accusing the new team owners of defrauding ticket buyers who believed assura...

    Blog | October 01, 2007
  9. Punishing Isiah

    Henry Abbott

    Michael McCann, founder of the Sports Law Blog and now a columnist at, has written a thoughtful column about what kind of punishment, if any, the NBA might dole out to Isiah Thomas as a result of the ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit in civil ...

    Blog | September 25, 2007
  10. Latrell Sprewell Lawsuit

    Henry Abbott

    Ugh. $200 million lawsuit from the mother of his children. Don't want to say too much until there's more to the story....

    Blog | January 29, 2007
  11. Thursday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The Bulls have been underperforming as of late, which doesn't hurt the trade rumors. Dwyane Wade really can win games all by himself. Etan Thomas book signings for those of you in the D.C. area. Eddie Johnson filed a defamation lawsuit ag...

    Blog | January 11, 2007
  12. Eddie Johnson's Suing for His Good Name

    Henry Abbott

    Attorney David Fish has been reviewing the documents, and blogs about them this way: Eddie Johnson, a former University of Illinois and NBA basketball star, has filed a defamation lawsuit against the Chicago Tribune and several other media outlets, ...

    Blog | October 16, 2006
  13. Anucha Browne Sanders Gains Credibility

    Henry Abbott

    The Knicks have been trying to paint her as just another money-hungry lawsuit-slinger spouting baseless claims. But that has always been a tough fit, as she is a successful executive with a strong reputation and a career at stake. The fit got even wo...

    Blog | September 20, 2006
  14. About As Bad as Driving Gets

    Henry Abbott

    From WCCO TV in Minneapolis: The lawsuit alleges {Eddie] Griffin was visibly drunk when he crashed his Cadillac Escalade into a parked Chevy Suburban in front of a store in southeast Minneapolis. It also claims Griffin told a witness he was watching...

    Blog | June 30, 2006
  15. Friday Notes

    Henry Abbott

    Marv Albert is the newest Net. LeBron James may get out of this lawsuit on a technicality. The NBA got Andrew Bogut an Aussie. Sort of like how some racehorses travel with goat buddies. Reggie Miller's mouth didn't retire....

    Blog | August 19, 2005
  16. The Hornets: Worst Management in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Oh my goodness. First, owner George Shinn's sex scandal got the team run out of Charlotte. Then they made some questionable choices in coaches and players. Now the Hornets are being sued by employees in three different lawsuits for a bouquet of quest...

    Blog | July 29, 2005