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Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball is being sued by a publicist.
Per TMZ Sports activities, Amber Johnson is searching for higher than $10 million in damages, having alleged in a lawsuit that Ball's camp didn't uphold its stop of an settlement to pay her 10 percent of any endorsement deal she helped facilitate.
In October 2020, Gerald Flores of Esquire reported Ball signed an endorsement deal with Puma price an estimated $100 million.
Per TMZ Sports activities, Johnson said in the lawsuit she "helped facilitate dialog" between Ball and Puma that at last resulted in the settlement.
Johnson furthermore claimed she was never reimbursed $4,800 in non-public prices to abet Ball with diversified tasks.
Per MyNewsLA.com, Johnson and Ball's camp had a verbal settlement about her compensation. The positioning furthermore noted Johnson said in her lawsuit that Ball's manager, Jermaine Jackson, advised her in August 2019 to cease talks with Puma since the Hornets megastar "was seemingly going to enter a linked deal with Nike."
Ball's camp has but to train an respectable comment on the lawsuit.
The 20-year-venerable is in his 2nd season with the Hornets. He was selected No. 3 total in the 2020 draft and was named 2020-21 NBA Rookie of the Year.