NBA Stars Sue Topps Over Money for Autographs


     (CN) – Nine NBA players, including Derrick Rose, Antawn Jamison and Tracy McGrady, claim Topps Co. refused to pay them as promised for their autographs on trading cards. The hoopsters say they were promised from $3 to $50 apiece for their signatures, by the hundreds or thousands.




Tracy McGrady says he was offered $50 apiece for 1,000 John Hancocks; Deandre Jordan says he was offered $3 apiece for 4,000.
     Darryl Augustin Jr. claims Topps promised him $8 apiece for 4,000 autographs;
     Terrance (TJ) Ford claims Topps promised him $6 apiece for 500 autographs;
     Antawn Jamison claims Topps promised him $10 apiece for 500 autographs;
     Deandre Jordan claims Topps promised him $3 apiece for 4,000 autographs;
     Tracy McGrady claims Topps promised him $50 apiece for 1,000 autographs;
     Anthony Randolph Jr. claims Topps promised him $7 apiece for 4,000 autographs;
     Derrick Rose claims Topps promised him $25 apiece for 10,000 autographs;
     Brandon Roy claims Topps promised him $18 apiece for 5,000 autographs;
     Russell Westbrook claims Topps promised him $12 apiece for 4,000 autographs;
     White Cobra Enterprises claims Topps promised it $10 apiece for 1,000 autographs;
     Wolfotter Inc. claims Topps promised it $8 apiece for 4,000 autographs;
     Rowcats Inc. claims Topps promised it $5 apiece for 4,000 autographs.
     The plaintiffs say Topps refused to pay them varying amounts.
     They are represented in New York County Court by Thomas Fleming with Olshan Grundman Frome.

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