TITLE

Golden State Warriors terminate $32 million contract of Latrell Sprewell after he attacked coach

PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Jet;12/22/97, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the Golden State Warriors, in an unprecedented move, terminated basketball player Latrell Sprewell's $32 million contract after he physically attacked his coach, P.J. Carlesimo. Sprewell's lack of respect for Carlesimo; The relationship between the two; Details about the case.
ACCESSION #
9712193164

 

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