The NBA's lawyers have to be very happy -- despite all the stress that comes with litigation. Several players filed the antitrust lawsuit that could help finally resolve the lockout and that complaint will slowly work its way through the legal system and process.
Another lawsuit though was also filed that is only tangentially connected to the players' antitrust suit.
Former player Cuttino Mobley is suing the Knicks for sending him to a doctor that they knew would not allow him to play. By doing so, the Knicks saved millions of dollars in luxury tax payments and cleared room for other players at Mobley's expense. Mobley, who earned more than $9 million per year in two years getting paid by the Knicks according to Basketball-Reference, claims that the refusal to let him play forced him to an early retirement.
The Knicks, predictably, vehemently deny the allegations and fully expected Mobley to be the team's starter when they acquired him. The New York Post reports t...