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Suit asks court to halt further attempts to get money

Updated: October 24, 2002, 8:56 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Michael Jordan filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a woman he contends is trying to extort $5 million from him to keep quiet about their relationship more than 10 years ago.

Jordan acknowledged in the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court that he paid the woman $250,000 ''under threat of publicly exposing that relationship.''

Jordan, who plays for the Washington Wizards but spent most of his career with the Chicago Bulls, never agreed to pay any amount above ...

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