NBA Players End Antitrust Class Action

Law360, New York (November 29, 2011, 4:41 PM EST) -- A class of NBA players on Tuesday dropped their putative antitrust class action against the league in Minnesota federal court following Saturday's resolution of a gameplay lockout that had threatened to derail the entire basketball season.

U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz said the suit — in which NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Kevin Durant and others accused the league and its individual teams of using the lockout to deny the athletes the ability to offer their services on the market — was settled by...
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