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NBA Player Obtains Injunction in Defamation Suit

Key Facts

  • A first-round pick in the NBA draft
  • Olympic gold medalist
  • Appeared in more than 10 NBA All-Star Games

The Situation

Mintz represented an American professional basketball player in a dispute with a reality television star who used social media to make disparaging remarks against our client. 

The Outcome

Through a series of legal maneuvers, our client obtained an injunction against the reality star, enjoining her from publicly saying our client's name.

Supporting Professionals

Tony Mulrain, a Member in the firm’s Litigation Practice and Co-chair of the Sports Law Practice, successfully represented this NBA star in this defamation dispute.