Kings sue companies over player injury

Updated: December 2, 2010, 8:10 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- The NBA's Sacramento Kings are suing three companies in federal court over an exercise ball they say burst and injured one of their players.

Roger Dreyer, a lawyer representing the team, said Wednesday swingman Francisco Garcia broke his right wrist in October 2009 after the ball -- known as the Gymnic "Burst Resistant" Plus Stability Ball -- actually did burst while Garcia was laying on it lifting weights.

The lawsuit seeks $4 million from Italy-based manufacturer ...

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