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0254 Mahalbasic, Fazlic vs. Fenerbahce Ülker BC

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ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0254/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Rasid Mahalbasic

-Claimant 1 -Mr. Admir Fazlic

-Claimant 2 -Both represented by Dr. Špelca Mežnar, Ceferin Law Office, Taborska 13, 1290 Grosuplje, Slovenia

vs.

Fenerbahce Ülker BC

Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü Lefter Küçükandoyadis Tesisleri, Münir Nurettin Selçuk Caddesi, Kiziltoprak – Kadiköy – Istanbul, Turkey

-Respondent –

Represented by Mr. Ersü Oktay Huduti, Huzur Mah. Oyaki Sitesi, Blok No: 27 Daire No: 29, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants

Mr. Rasid Mahalbasic (hereinafter the “Player”) is a professional basketball player of Austrian nationality. He is represented by Dr. Špelca Mežnar, attorney-at-law in Grosuplje, Slovenia.
Mr. Admir Fazlic (hereinafter “Mr. Fazlic”) is a FIBA certified agent of Slovenian nationality. He is also represented by Dr. Špelca Mežnar.
1.2 The Respondent

3. Fenerbahce Ülker BC (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Istanbul, Turkey. The Club is represented by Mr.… Read More

0264 Szewczyk, Entersport vs. S.S. Felice Scandone S.p.A.

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0264/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Szymon Szewczyk,

-Claimant 1 –

Entersport, 128 Heather Dr., New Canaan, CT 06840, USA

-Claimant 2

vs.

S.S. Felice Scandone S.p.A., c/o PalaDelMauro – c/da Zoccolari, 83100 Avellino (AV), Italy

-Respondent

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants 1 and 2

Mr. Szymon Szewczyk is a Polish professional basketball player (hereinafter referred to as “the Player” or “Claimant 1”).
Entersport is the agency representing the Player (hereinafter “the Agent” or “Claimant 2”).
Claimants 1 and 2 are referred to jointly as “the Claimants”.
1.2 The Respondent

4. S.S. Felice Scandone S.p.A. (hereinafter also referred to as “the Club” or “the Respondent”) is an Italian professional basketball club.

2. The Arbitrator

5. On 27 March 2012, Prof. Richard H. McLaren, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”), appointed Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”).… Read More

0238 Assist Sports LLC vs. Saski Baskonia S.A.D

ARBITRAL AWARD
(BAT 0238/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)
Mr. Ulrich Haas

in the arbitration proceedings between
Assist Sports LLC,

P.O. Box 458, 10514, Chappaqua, New York, USA

-Claimant

represented by Mr. Juan de Dios Crespo Pérez, Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo SL Avda. Reino de Valencia 19, 4a, 46005 Valencia, Spain

vs.

SASKI BASKONIA S.A.D., Fernando Buesa Arena, Ctra. Zurbano S/N, Torre 12, 01013 Vitoria, Spain

-Respondent

represented by its Chairman, Mr. José Antonio Querejeta Altuna and by Mr. Juan José Seoane Osa, lawyer

1. The Parties
1.1 The Claimant

1. Assist Sports LLC (hereinafter referred to as “Claimant”) is a company with its business address in New York, USA. It is represented – inter alia – by Mr. Eric Fleisher, a FIBAlicensed agent with licence no. 2010022689.

The Respondent

Saski Baskonia SAD (hereinafter referred to as “Club” or “Respondent”) is a professional basketball club located in Vitoria, Spain. The Club is represented by its chairman, Mr. José Antonio Querejeta Altuna and by its lawyer Mr.… Read More

0231 Kantzouris vs. BC Zalgiris Kaunas

ARBITRAL AWARD
(BAT 0231/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)
Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Elias Kantzouris, -Claimant –

Represented by Mr. Pantelis Dedes, Dedes-Makroglou and Associates, Xanthou str. 2, 10673 Athens, Greece

vs.

BC Zalgiris Kaunas,

K. Donelaicio Street 60, 44248 Kaunas, Lithuania

-Respondent –

Represented by Mr. Jonas Stadalninkas, Director

1. The Parties
1.1 The Claimant

1. Mr. Elias Kantzouris (hereinafter the “Assistant Coach”) is a professional basketball coach of Greek nationality. He is represented by Mr. Pantelis Dedes, attorney-at-law in Athens, Greece.

The Respondent

BC Zalgiris Kaunas (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Club is represented by its Director, Mr. Jonas Stadalninkas.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 28 December 2011, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT”), Prof. Richard H. McLaren, appointed Dr. Stephan Netzle as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”).… Read More

0230 Zouros vs. BC Zalgiris Kaunas

ARBITRAL AWARD
(BAT 0230/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)
Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Elias Zouros, -Claimant –

Represented by Mr. Pantelis Dedes, Dedes-Makroglou and Associates, Xanthou str. 2, 10673 Athens, Greece

vs.

BC Zalgiris Kaunas,

K. Donelaicio Street 60, 44248 Kaunas, Lithuania

-Respondent –

Represented by Mr. Jonas Stadalninkas, Director

1. The Parties
1.1 The Claimant

1. Mr. Elias Zouros (hereinafter the “Coach”) is a professional basketball coach of Greek nationality. He is represented by Mr. Pantelis Dedes, attorney-at-law in Athens, Greece.

The Respondent

BC Zalgiris Kaunas (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Club is represented by its director, Mr. Jonas Stadalninkas.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 29 December 2011, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT”), Prof. Richard H. McLaren, appointed Dr. Stephan Netzle as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”).… Read More

0250 Betts, Bill A. Duffy International Inc. vs. BC Aris B.S.A. 2003

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0250/12)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Andrew Betts -Claimant 1 –

Bill A. Duffy International Inc.

507 N. Gertruda Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, USA

-Claimant 2

represented by Mr. Billy J. Kuenzinger, Esq, BDA Sports, 700 Ygnacio Valley Rd Suite 330, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA

vs.

Aris B.S.A. 2003

Grigoriou Lambraki 2, 54638 Thessaloniki, Greece

-Respondent

1. The Parties
1.1 The Claimants

Mr. Andrew Betts (hereinafter referred to as “Claimant 1”) is a professional basketball player, who was retained by the Respondent, Aris B.S.A. 2003, for the 2009-2010 season.

Bill A. Duffy International Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Claimant 2”) is a basketball agency which represented Claimant 1 leading to the latter’s retainer by the Respondent.

1.2 The Respondent

3. Aris B.S.A. 2003 (hereinafter referred to as “the Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Thessaloniki, Greece.
2. The Arbitrator

4. On 21 February 2012, Prof.… Read More