Cuttino Mobley sues Knicks for 'forced' retirement

New York Knicks' Stephon Marbury, left, guards Los

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New York Knicks' Stephon Marbury, left, guards Los Angeles Clippers' Cuttino Mobley during the first half of their NBA Basketball game in Los Angeles. (Nov. 11, 2007) (Credit: AP)

Cuttino Mobley filed a lawsuit against the Knicks Wednesday in a federal court in Manhattan claiming he was "forced and pressured" to retire as a result of tests that revealed his heart condition was more severe than previously diagnosed.

The former shooting guard was acquired by the Knicks with Tim Thomas from the Los Angeles Clippers for Zach Randolph and Mardy Collins on Nov. 21, 2008.

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