In an order today, Judge Batts dismissed without prejudice the disability discrimination complaint of ten-year NBA veteran Cuttino Mobley, who claimed that the Knicks, in order to save money on the NBA’s “luxury tax,” forced him to retire by sending him to doctors the Knicks knew would not clear him to play. Mobley has a heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or “HCM,” which can lead to sudden heart failure. Judge Batts concluded Mobley hadn’t sufficiently alleged he was qualified to play pro basketball:
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