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Zion Williamson's family accused of receiving gifts?

by Brad Camara | Pelicans Correspondent | Mon, May 11th 9:04am EDT

Zion Williamson's family accused of taking money from shoe companies. (Mark Schlabach of ESPN)

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Williamson's family is being accused of receiving money and gifts from shoe companies during his one college season at Duke. He originally sued Gina Ford and Prime Sports in June in an attempt to terminate his marketing agreement with her company. She countered with another lawsuit against Williamson and his family. In a filing with the Miami-Dade County court, Ford's attourneys presented the following accusation. "Sharonda Sampson, Williamson's mother, and Lee Anderson, his stepfather, "demanded and received gifts and economic benefits from persons acting on behalf of Duke University (directly and/or indirectly) to influence [Williamson] to attend Duke University to play basketball."The lawsuit against Williamson and his family includes up to $100 million in damages.

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