Ticketholder Sues NBA's Spurs For Benching Star Players

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 3:20 PM EST) -- A Miami-area basketball fan lodged a putative class action against the NBA's San Antonio Spurs in Florida state court accusing the club of ripping off 16,000 ticketholders by refusing to play its top performers in a November matchup against the Miami Heat.

Attorney Larry McGuinness said he and the rest of the crowd in the Miami arena that night paid premium price for tickets to the game in order to see a star-studded matchup. Instead, the fans watched San Antonio's reserves take the court in place...
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