Legal case from 1970 revisted
NEW YORK -- The NBA asked a Manhattan judge on Thursday to side with the league in a legal battle with origins in the bygone era of short shorts, low-top sneakers and big Afros.
The dispute stems from a sweetheart deal that's enjoyed by the former owners of a defunct American Basketball Association team -- and despised by current owners of four NBA franchises.
It all began in 1970, when future legends like Oscar Robertson, John Havlicek and Bill Bradley filed an antitrust lawsuit ...
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