Ex-NBA Player Wrongfully Dodged Goodwill Tour, Suit Says

Law360, Houston (December 6, 2013, 3:41 PM EST) -- Former professional basketball player Damon Jones was hit with a suit in Texas federal court Thursday by a marketing and events company that said the athlete backed out of a military goodwill tour to serve as a commentator during the NBA Finals.

Pro Sports Marketing Ventures & Promotions LLC said that Jones reneged on an agreement to travel to U.S. military bases throughout Afghanistan last June three days before he was scheduled to fly out of Houston for the event, so he could accept an offer...
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