NBA Star Mobley Says Knicks Cut His Career Short

Law360, San Diego (November 16, 2011, 10:02 PM EST) -- Former National Basketball Association player Cuttino Mobley on Wednesday lodged a suit in New York federal court against New York Knicks parent Madison Square Garden LP, claiming the team pushed him into retiring so it could save about $19 million.

Soon after the Knicks picked up Mobley from the Los Angeles Clippers in November 2008, an MRI exam revealed he had a serious heart condition that prompted him to retire, according to the suit. Although he had been diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the...
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