Nerlens Noel sues Rich Paul, claims superagent cost him big payday

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Knicks center Nerlens Noel has filed a lawsuit against his former agent, Rich Paul, claiming $58 million in lost wages.

Nerlens Noel and his former agent Rich Paul
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Noel and Paul parted ways in December after the center signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Knicks.

The suit alleges Paul was negligent in advising Noel to turn down a $70 million extension with the Mavericks in 2017. Promising him he was a “$100 million player,” Paul reportedly convinced Noel to leave his then-agent, Happy Walters.

Represented by his new agency, Noel earlier this month signed a three-year deal with the Knicks that could be worth up to $32 million with bonuses.

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