Nos. 99-15602, 99-17186.

275 F.3d 1187 (2001)

Latrell F. SPREWELL, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS; National Basketball Association, Defendants-Appellees. Latrell F. Sprewell, Plaintiff, and Robert Thompson, Jr.; Gordon J. Rose; Stephen G. Weizenecker; Thompson & Associates; Robert A. Gist; Paul F. Utrecht; Gist, Kennedy & Associates, Appellants, v. Golden State Warriors; National Basketball Association, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed September 14, 2001.

Amended December 28, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul F. Utrecht, Law Offices of Paul F. Utrecht, San Francisco, California, for plaintiff-appellant Sprewell.

Richard R. Dale, Law Offices of Richard R. Dale, Mill Valley, California for plaintiffs-appellants Thompson, et al.

Jeffrey A. Mishkin (Argued), Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, New York, for the defendant-appellees.

Frank Rothman (On the Briefs) and Marie L. Hurabiell (On the Briefs), Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Los Angeles, California, for defendant National Basketball Association.

Martin P. Moroski (On the Briefs), Sinsheimer, Schiebelhut & Baggett, San Luis Obispo, California, for the defendants-appellees.

Before: D.W. NELSON, THOMPSON, and TROTT, Circuit Judges.


The Opinion filed September 14, 2001, is amended as follows:

At Slip Op. 13304-13305 [266 F.3d 979, 989], in the sentence which begins "The arbitration award effectively and persuasively fleshes out the fact ...", delete the portion of the sentence that reads, "The arbitration award effectively and persuasively fleshes out the fact that the actions taken by the NBA and the Warriors were motivated solely by Sprewell...

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