The motion, Williamson`s attorney, John Wester, filed in the U.S. District Court in Winston-Salem this week, focuses on the North Carolina Uniformed Athlete Officers Act. The law is designed to protect amateur athletes from agents who try to take advantage of their lack of experience in acquiring professional representation. Williamson is arguably the most high-profile prospect in recent memory, with the 2019 NBA Draft lottery being touted as a draw for Zion. The 6`7″, 285-pound forward averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.1 steals and 1.8 blocks in his only season with the Blue Devils. A person with knowledge of the situation said Goran Dragic told the Miami Heat that he was exercising his $19.2 million option for next season. Dragic was limited to 36 games for the Heat last season, aboarding 13.7 points and 4.8 assists — which are the same averages for his 11-year career with Miami, Phoenix and Houston. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because neither Dragic nor the team had publicly announced the move. Kelly was the most entertaining team of his three seasons with UCLA, but another lost season means another disappointing year for Bruins fans. “Mr. Williamson has properly exercised his legal rights to cancel his business relationship with Prime Sports Marketing. Prime Sports Marketing`s ongoing threats against Mr.
Williamson necessitated the filing of this lawsuit. On May 31, Williamson`s family turned to Ford and Prime Sports to declare that they would terminate the deal. However, the agency has threatened to sue more than $100 million in damages. Williamson signed with the company on April 20, less than a week after he made his debut in the 2019 NBA Draft. The former Duke star then tried to cancel the contract just over a month later, on May 31. Circumstances suggest that Creative Artists Agency (CAA) was aware of the current contract between Zion Williamson and Prime Sports Marketing, LLC when CAA met with Zion Williamson and told the world that it had signed him an exclusive marketing deal. It is believed that the evidence will prove in court that CAA and Zion Williamson`s class actions are intentional, intentional and illegal. Zion Williamson is suing a marketing firm in Florida to enforce the termination of an agreement between the two parties based on the illegality of the agreement under North Carolina law, his lawyers told EspN`s Adrian Wojnarowski. Williamson announced on April 15 that he would leave Duke after one season to enter the NBA Draft.
According to the lawsuit, the five-year contract he signed with Prime Sports five days later did not include notice that he would lose his college eligibility upon signing, and did not contain a disclaimer allowing him to terminate 14 days. Both are required under the North Carolina Uniform Athlete Agents Act. Three-time All-Star point guard Kemba Walker said he would be willing to work with the Hornets and take less than the “Supermax” — a $221 million contract he can get to re-sign with Charlotte. Walker said, “Yes, why not? I would definitely take less. Walker says the Hornets remain his “top priority,” but he plans to meet with other interested teams before making a decision about his future. Nba free agency begins on June 30. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Lawyers for Zion Williamson, a Rookie for the New Orleans Pelicans, want a federal judge in North Carolina to rule that a marketing company suing Williamson for $100 million never had a valid contract with the former Duke star. The documents — which provide no evidence of wrongdoing by williamson or his family — requested responses within 30 days to establish the facts under oath in the pre-trial investigation process. .