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Former Duke Basketball Star Sues Marketing Company

Former Duke University basketball player Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with Florida-based Prime Sports Marketing LLC. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro states the agency violated North Carolina's sports agent law. Williamson announced April 15 he was leaving Duke to enter the NBA draft. According to the lawsuit, the five-year contract he signed five days later with Prime Sports did not contain notice that he would lose his college eligibility upon signing, and did not contain a disclaimer allowing him 14 days to cancel.

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