Bloomberg Law
Aug. 22, 2023, 12:04 AM

Knicks Sue Toronto Raptors Alleging Stolen Scouting Reports (2)

Bob Van Voris
Bob Van Voris
Bloomberg News

The New York Knicks sued the Toronto Raptors, claiming a former Knicks employee stole scouting reports and other proprietary information after getting a job offer at the rival National Basketball Association team.

The Knicks filed suit Monday against the Raptors, the Toronto team’s head coach, Darko Rajaković, and the former employee, Ikechukwu Azotam, in Manhattan federal court. The New York team claims Azotam, who worked in its video analytics and player development groups, began stealing information in early August to aid novice coach Rajaković in setting up his coaching and video staffs.

“Defendant Rajaković and the other Raptor defendants ...

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