Monthly Archives: July 2011

0178 Krabbendam vs. BC Kalev_Cramo

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0178/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Raj Parker

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Robert Krabbendam -Claimant

vs.

Basket Club Kalev/Cramo

Paldiski mnt 104B, 13522 Tallinn, Estonia

-Respondent

represented by Mr. Janno Kuusk, Attorney at law, Law Office Seppik & Sirel, ScalaCity, Tartu mnt 43, 10128 Tallinn, Estonia

AWARD

Having ascertained his jurisdiction and considered the factual and legal arguments as well as the requests for relief submitted in this case, the Arbitrator decides as follows:

Basket Club Kalev/Cramo is ordered to pay to Mr. Robert Krabbendam outstanding salary payments for January 2011 and February 2011 totalling the amount of EUR 7,000.00.

Basket Club Kalev/Cramo is ordered to pay to Mr. Robert Krabbendam interest of 5% per annum on the amount of EUR 3,500.00 for the January 2011 salary payment from 5 February 2011.

Basket Club Kalev/Cramo is ordered to pay to Mr. Robert Krabbendam interest of 5% per annum on the amount of EUR 3,500.00 for the February 2011 salary payment from 5 March 2011.… Read More

0168 Rice, Priority Sports, Star Vision Enterprises vs Panionios

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0168/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Ulrich Haas

in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Tyrese Rice

c/o Priority Sports, 325 N La Salle Dr 650, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
Priority Sports

325 N La Salle Dr 650, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
Star Vision Enterprises Ltd.,

Ionos Dragoumi 93, 16561 Glyfada, Greece represented by Mr. Brad Ames, Priority Sports

-Claimants

vs.

Panionios K.A.E., Ioannou Chrisostomou 1, 17123 Nea Smirni, Greece

represented by Mr. Nikolaos Kakkavas, Attorney at Law, Athens, Greece

-Respondent

1. The Parties
1.1 The Claimants

Mr. Tyrese Rice (hereinafter also referred to as “the Player”) is an American professional basketball player, who played for the basketball club Panionios K.A.E. during the season 2009/2010.

Priority Sports (hereinafter also referred to as “Claimant 2”) is an American sports agency situated in Chicago, Illinois.

Star Vision Enterprises Ltd. (hereinafter also referred to as “Claimant 3”) is a Greek sports agency situated in Glyfada, Greece. The Player, Claimant 2 and Claimant 3 are collectively referred to as the “Claimants” throughout this Award.… Read More

0136 Fields, Glass vs. BC Spartak St. Petersburg

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0136/10)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Raj Parker

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Levance Fields -Claimant 1

and

Mr. Keith Glass

-Claimant 2

vs.

B.C. Spartak St. Petersburg

Per Boytsova 7-619, 190068 St. Petersburg, Russia

-Respondent

1. The Parties

1.1 Claimant 1

1. Mr. Levance Fields (hereinafter “Claimant 1”) is a professional basketball player and citizen of the USA. He is represented in these proceedings by his agent and legal counsel, Mr. Keith Glass.

  1. Claimant 2
  2. Mr. Keith Glass (hereinafter “Claimant 2”) is a professional basketball agent and attorney at law.

1.3 The Respondent

3. B.C. Spartak St. Petersburg (hereinafter the “Respondent”) is a Russian basketball club based in St. Petersburg. The Respondent is not represented by legal counsel.

2The Arbitrator

  1. On 2 February 2011, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT”) appointed Mr. Raj Parker as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”).
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0141 Reinking, Court Side, Alliance Sports vs Mersin Buyuksehir Belediye

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0141/10)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Nate James Reinking

-Claimant 1 –

Court Side

Parkwijklaan 229, 1326 JT Almere, Netherlands

-Claimant 2 –

Alliance Sports

PO Box 881009, Boca Raton, FL 33448, USA

-Claimant 3

vs.

Mersin Buyuksehir Belediye Spor Kulubu

Kultur Mahallesi 4303 Sokak Ozgur Dusunce Apartmani 1/1, Mersin, Turkey

-Respondent

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimants

  1. Mr. Nate James Reinking (hereinafter “the Player”) is a professional basketball player of British and US nationality. He is represented by Mr. Dejan Vidicki, President of the agency Court Side, and Mr. Jim Naughton, Vice-President of the agency Alliance Sports, both certified FIBA agents. 
  2. Court Side (hereinafter also “Claimant 2”) is a basketball management and representation company with its headquarters in Almere, Netherlands. It is represented by its President, Mr. Dejan Vidicki, and in these proceedings also by Mr. Jim Naughton. 
  3. Alliance Sports (hereinafter also “Claimant 3”) is a basketball management and representation company located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
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0163 Lupu vs. McGhee

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0163/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Roni Lupu

-Claimant

represented by Mr. Jul Bardos, attorney-at-law, J. Bardos & Co., Grand Netter Bld., Pob. 3816, Kfar Netter 40593, Israel

vs.

Mr. Aaron Deshon McGhee

c/o Maccabi Rishon Lezion, “Beit Maccabi”, Golda Meir st. 9, Pob. 25002 Rishon Lezion 75025, Israel

-Respondent

represented by Mr. Joseph Gayer, attorney-at-law, Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. Law Offices, Rotschild Blv. 41-45, Tel Aviv 65784, Israel

AWARD

Upon providing both parties with an opportunity to be heard, having ascertained his jurisdiction and considered the factual and legal arguments as well as the requests for relief submitted in this case, the Arbitrator decides as follows:

The claims of Mr. Roni Lupi as against Mr. Aaron Deshon McGhee are dismissed in their entirety.

Mr. Roni Lupu shall bear his own legal costs and expenses.

The costs of this arbitration until the present Award, which were determined by the President of the BAT in the amount of EUR 4,955 and which include the costs associated with the Order on Request for Provisional and Conservatory Measures dated 24 March 2011, shall be borne by Mr.… Read More

0150 Owens vs. Turk Telekom Genclick

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0150/10)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Larry Dominick Owens

-Claimant

vs.

Turk Telekom Genclick ve Spor Kulubu -Respondent

1. The Parties

1.The Claimant

1. Mr. Larry Dominick Owens (“Claimant”) is a professional basketball player. He is represented in this Arbitration by Mr. Guillermo López Arana and Mr. Mikel Abete Vecino, U1st Sports, C/ Maestro Ripoll 9, 28006 Madrid, Spain.

1.The Respondent

2. Turk Telekom Genclick ve Spor Kulubu (“Respondent”) is a professional basketball club with its address at Turgut Ozal Bulvari, Aydinlikevler, 06103 Ankara, Turkey. It is represented in this arbitration by Mr. Ramis Onur Yeni, ROY Law Office of Istanbul, Turkey.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 15 December 2010, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”) appointed Mr. Klaus Reichert SC as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”).

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0179 Martin vs. WBC Fenerbahce SK

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0179/11)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Ulrich Haas

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Josep Martin Ruiz, -Claimant

represented by Mr. Antonio Martin Molina, 10 Carrer del Parnal, AD700 Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra

vs.

Women’s Basketball Club Fenerbahce S.K.,

Lefter Kucuk Andonyadis Tesisleri Basketbol Subesi, 34726 Istanbul, Turkey

-Respondent

AWARD

Upon providing both parties with an opportunity to be heard, having ascertained his jurisdiction and considered the factual and legal arguments as well as the requests for relief submitted in this case, the Arbitrator decides as follows:

  1. Women’s Basketball Club Fenerbahce S.K. is ordered to pay to Mr. Josep Martin Ruiz interest in the total amount of EUR 341. 
  2. Women’s Basketball Club Fenerbahce S.K. is ordered to pay to Mr. Josep Martin Ruiz the amount of EUR 4,750 as a contribution towards his legal fees and expenses. Women’s Basketball Club Fenerbahce S.K. shall bear its own legal fees and expenses. 
  3. The costs of this arbitration until the present Award, which were determined by the President of the BAT to be in the amount of EUR 4,500 shall be borne by Women’s Basketball Fenerbahce S.K.
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0160 Chism, Karnes vs. Antalya Buyuksehir Belediye

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0160/11)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Devon Dwayne Chism Mr. Jared Karnes -Claimants

vs.

Antalya Buyuksehir Belediye -Respondent

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimants

1. Mr. Devon Dwayne Chism (“Claimant 1”) is a professional basketball player. Mr. Jared Karnes (“Claimant 2”) of Allegiant Athletic Agency, LLC, Market Square, Suite 201, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA, is a basketball agent. They are represented in this Arbitration by Mr. T. Lynn Tarpy, Hagood, Tarpy & Cox, PLLC, 2100 Riverview Tower, 900 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA.

  1. The Respondent 
  2. Antalya Buyuksehir Belediye (“Respondent”) is a professional basketball club with its address at Ataturk Kapali Spor Salonu Ici-Isiklar Cd., Antalya, Turkey. 

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 13 March 2011, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”) appointed Mr. Klaus Reichert SC as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”).

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