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DIME SMACK: Milicic suit has big impact

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¿s agent, Marc Cornstein, and his Pinnacle Management Corp. are being sued by for at least $10 million by Hemofarm, Darko¿s European team, for allegedly encouraging the No. 2 overall pick to pursue an NBA career. The team claims that it trained Milicic in a youth program, paid for his room and board, and found his mom a job, only to have Pinnacle ignore those investments. There¿s been a lot of crap going down this summer with NBA players, but you can be sure everyone at the NBA is fired up about this suit. If Hemofarm wins, this could set a precedent, mainly that this would absolutely stifle the influx of foreign players joining the NBA. We¿ll be sure to follow this one closely and keep you in the know ... Thanks to an Ohio Federal District Court, the NCAA¿s ¿two-in-four¿ restriction has been lifted. The court ruled that the ¿two-in-four¿ rule violated Sections One and Two of the Sherman Act. In other words, there are now no restrictions on the amount of preseason tournaments a college team can play from year to year ... The and Cavs have agreed to a deal in principle that should be announced today. The teams will swap and for . Obviously the are encouraged by the summer league results of . It looks like the Cavs won¿t be going with LeBron at the point after all now that both and Bremer are on the roster. That just frees LBJ up to shoot, shoot and shoot some more. We think he¿ll be up to it ... There¿s a new Mayor in town in Minneapolis. With Jesse Ventura out of office, Fred ¿The Mayor¿ Hoiberg is now the most popular political figure in Minnesota after inking a deal with the T- Wolves yesterday ... As if there weren¿t enough rings and respected veterans on the roster already, the went out and signed to a contract. Grant, 38, hasn¿t played since his rift with Doc Rivers and the way back in December of last year. This promises to be a much more satisfying way to end his career ... Congrats on signing a two-year deal with the Minnesota T-Wolves. Your career is no longer a joke. Some team other than the thinks you can actually play and is shelling out real dough for your services. Madsen is a Stanford grad, so you know he¿s a smart fella. Check out the major league brown-nosing Mad Dog is administering to his new team: ¿Playing against the in the playoffs was a real challenge for us in the first round and I think my respect only grew from an already high level¿ ... has agreed to terms with the New Jersey after reportedly rejecting their first offer. The now are the front runners to win the East. Can you smell the sarcasm? We laid it on pretty thick ... Word is that free agent guard is heading across the border to join the Toronto . That likely means peace to ... The - relationship is turning out to be a win-win situation. First, the fans cheer like crazy on Draft night for the first time since 1985. Then Lampe dominates with 17.2 points and 7 boards at the Rocky Mountain Revue summer league. Now it appears the team won¿t be blowing all of it¿s exception on a free agent. This means they can use some of the spare dough to sign Lampe so he can afford to buy out his contract which is being worked down from $2 million. Hopefully the harsh reality of the NBA season won¿t ruin this fairytale ... Shane-O Mac, welcome back to Raw. We loved Money closing out the show by punching out his pops, Vince McMahon, and then getting some rock solid chair shots on the ¿monster,¿ Kane ... We¿re out like idiotic NCAA rules.

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