Zion Williamson's Onetime Agent Seeks To Shut Down Suit

Law360 (September 12, 2019, 8:36 PM EDT) -- The sports management company suing No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson for $100 million has moved to shut down the young basketball star’s own suit against it, arguing the North Carolina federal court Williamson sued in lacks jurisdiction because he was never a citizen of the state.

Thursday’s motion to dismiss by Gina Ford and her Prime Sports Marketing LLC claims Williamson only lived in North Carolina for a year or so, while he played the season for Duke’s Blue Devils that cemented his status as the nation’s hottest young basketball prospect.

Before that Williamson had lived all of his...

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