NBA Player Tony Parker Suing For $20 Million Over Chris Brown and Drake NYC Club Fight

Chris Brown and Drake’s bottle-throwing melee in New York City club W.i.P last week doesn’t seem to be dying down any time soon. The latest after-effect of the fight, which left a handful of people injured, is seeing yet another innocent bystander take action: NBA player Tony Parker.

According to TMZ, the San Antonio Spurs guard, who is claiming his cornea was scratched as a result of flying shards of glass during the brawl, is suing club W.i.P for $20 million. In a lawsuit filed in State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Thursday (June 21), Tony claims the downtown Manhattan venue was negligent in security and supervision which resulted in his injury. The lawsuit also alleges club management continued to sell alcohol to both Drake and Brown although they knew there was “bad blood” between the two and despite the fact that some were “visibly intoxicated.”

As for whether Chris Brown or Drake will be added as defendants, Parker’s lawyer, David Jaroslawicz, told TMZ he’s waiting for the results of the police investigation and also wants to review the surveillance tape before making his decision.

Parker’s injury could affect his NBA career, and, more immediately, his performance in the Olympics with the French national basketball team. Chris Brown, his girlfriend and his bodyguard were among eight injured during the fight.—Gina Montana

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  • Will

    You fucking serious? 20 Million? My sister died because of doctors errors and we got less than 5 million which is what I can say, a pretty big sum less. She WAS 2 FUCKING YEARS OLD. THIS DUDE SCRATCHED HIS FUCKING CORNEA AND IS SUING FOR 20 MILLION? TONY PARKER CAN GO FUCK HIMSELF.

    • Han Solo

      Think about the situation. Nobody sues for how much they actually want to get; it’s standard practice to highball it and let them offer you a more reasonable sum to keep it out of court. It’s legal haggling, if you will.

      Also, Parker stands to lose a LOT more money than the average person if he can’t work. So that may have played into it

  • jm

    a man’s vision is nothing to play with

  • 2hard4hiphop

    His eyes are his career!!! Thats thats man’s livelyhood.. as well as his family… Somebody Gotta pay for that.. If in fact his eyes were damaged to that xtent!!!

  • UncleRay

    Will, sorry for your loss bro. I pray for you and your family. I agree. Really, Tony. I agree you may need to be compensated, but I doubt you get 20, or anywhere near that. Maybe the loss to OKC stung a bit.

  • aaronickey

    Evelyn should sue both Drake and chris Brown for throwing bottles like her!..they both lose stripes for not just fighting like real men!..women throw bottles! bitches put pictures up on twitter! look at my wounds! and over this dusty chick Rhianna! come on get money and other women!

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