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ESPN.com: Kawhi files lawsuit against Nike over 'Klaw' logo
Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard filed a lawsuit against Nike on Monday in the United States District Court of the Southern District of California in an attempt to reclaim control over a logo Leonard says he created.
"In 2011, just after being drafted to the National Basketball Association, Kawhi Leonard authored a unique logo that included elements that were meaningful and unique to him," the lawsuit reads. "Leonard traced his notably large hand, and, inside the hand, drew stylized versions of his initials 'KL' and the number that he had worn for much of his career, '2.
ESPN.com: NBA players add to chorus of refereeing complaints on Twitter
To say the officiating was a topic of discussion during Game 1 of the series between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets Sunday would be an epic understatement. The two teams were called for a combined 45 personal fouls and four technical fouls, and Chris Paul was ejected with 4.4 seconds left. That continued a trend this postseason of things getting testy between players, coaches and officials.
The players on the court weren't the only ones complaining. Multiple players chimed in on Twitter with both specific and general observations.
ESPN.com: Air Force edges South Dakota in Bahamas 65-62
BIMINI, Bahamas -- Lavelle Scottie scored 15 points, Ryan Swan added 14 and A.J. Walker hit a big 3-pointer down the stretch to lead Air Force to a 65-62 victory in the Bimini Jam on Sunday.
Walker had just six points in the game but his first 3-pointer gave Air Force its largest lead of 14 points at 46-32 with 13:50 remaining and his second trey came with 1:48 to go for a 63-59 lead. Triston Simpson sank a 3 with 1:12 remaining to cut the deficit to 63-62, but the Coyotes missed their final two shots while the Falcons added two free throws.
ESPN.com: UMBC beats Air Force 77-72 in 2 OT
BIMINI, Bahamas -- Joe Sherburne made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and UMBC beat Air Force 77-72 in double overtime on Friday in the Bimini Jam.
Brandon Horvath's 3-pointer with 1:35 left in the second overtime gave the Retrievers a 71-69 lead and Max Curran scored on their next possession as Air Force went scoreless for nearly two minutes until Lavelle Scottie's 3-pointer with 22 seconds left. K.J. Jackson went 1 of 2 at the line, Air Force was off on a 3-pointer and Curran iced it with a dunk.