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ISE Claims Fegan Violated Non-Compete Clause Called "Fake News" By Agent's Attorney

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 06 / 17

Independent Sports & Entertainment alleged in court documents that former President of Basketball Dan Fegan violated his non-compete agreement and a state judge' temporary restraining order, but the NBA agent's attorney disputed that claim, calling it "fake news." It is the latest twist in the b...

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