Nick Young Blasts High School Coach Lawsuit
theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports, Nick Young is firing back at his high school basketball coach – who is suing him for $700k in allegedly unpaid commissions related to his NBA checks and endorsement deals. He is demanding the court throw out the case and not award the man any money.
Here’s the latest: On April 14th, Young filed his response to the lawsuit demanding
the judge toss the entire case. The NBA star denies he screwed his coach out of hundreds of thousands in commissions. Young also accuses the man of not even being registered in California as an agent despite him working as his rep. Due to him not being a legal agent, Young says he cannot seek
to collect on commissions from him.
Young says the deal they signed is unconscionable and unenforceable and as a result he is demanding the suit be thrown out of court and his former coach pay his legal fees.
Here’s the backstory: Nick’s former business manager and consultant, Andre Chevalier, sued
demanding $700k. Chevalier – Nick’s high school basketball coach – signed on to be his
business manager in 2007, as he was entering the NBA draft. The deal they signed would pay 2% of Nick’s endorsement and basketball paychecks.
He had been paid off of Nick’s agent’s cut, but later realized he was being screwed out of his cut on certain deals and sued for $700k in damages.
Nick failed to respond to the lawsuit by the deadline and the judge awarded a default judgement to Chevailer … consisting of $655,571 (damages) + $65,557 (prejudgment interest) and $1,430 (other costs) for a grand total of $722,558.
The judge granted Chevailer’s motion for default judgement recently awarding him a total of $722k … only to have Young rush to court, saying he wasn’t even aware of the lawsuit. The judge
dismissed the default judgement allowing the case to reopen and continue.