Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 10:00 am  |  6 responses

Will Mike Dunleavy Have to Sue Donald Sterling?

NBA.com has the totally expected report that Donald Sterling’s legendary cheapness has yet to lose its charm: “To the surprise of absolutely no one who’s paid attention over the years, you can expect Mike Dunleavy to have to take Donald Sterling to court in order to get all of the remaining $5.4 million he’s owed on his contract. A source reveals that the Clippers owner is balking at writing the check he owes Dunleavy after firing him in February. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time a coach removed by Sterling has had to seek redress in the courts; both Bill Fitch and Bob Weiss had to go that route after being dismissed. The Clippers actually sued Fitch after firing him, claiming he was content to take the team’s money without looking for another head coaching job quickly enough. Sterling’s deposition in the Fitch case was obtained by the Boston Globe, which reported that Sterling a) claimed he had nothing to do with firing Fitch, b) had no role in drafting or signing players, and c) had no idea what a guaranteed contract was. d)Why is this guy still allowed to run an NBA team?”

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  • http://slamonline.com Ben Osborne

    Did Dunleavy try to rent an apartment from him?

  • apeman

    every clipper fan in the world should sue donald sterling…

  • http://slamonline.com Allenp

    Sterling is a joke.
    He sued somebody because they weren’t looking for another job fast enough?
    Donald Sterling reinforces who David Stern works for every time he does something like this.

  • Tommy Patron

    David Stern is a trained monkey. The smartest trained monkey ever, but a trained monkey nonetheless.

  • Mr. Robinson

    These guys have the nerve to criticize Stern. It amazes me how people think they’re that good they can judge one another. Clowns.

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