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Cuttino Mobley
Cuttino Mobley
Position: None
Born: 09/01/75
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Cuttino Mobley has agreed to dismiss his amended complaint against Madison Square Garden over the heart condition that resulted in his 2008 retirement, according to court documents filed Friday. Both sides agreed to have the case dismissed “with prejudice,” meaning Mobley’s claims against the Knicks and their parent company cannot be brought again. No court costs or legal fees are due either side, the attorneys agreed in papers filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
He doesn’t like to view this as a comeback because he didn’t really leave the game on his own terms. When he announced his retirement in December of 2008, it was because he didn’t think he had any other choice. He had just been diagnosed with a heart ailment called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the same illness that took the lives of Reggie Lewis and Hank Gathers in the 1990s. He assumed that his basketball career was over, but he later learned that’s not necessarily the case. Mobley has been evaluated by doctors since then and has been cleared to play. He wants everyone around the NBA to realize that he’s medically able to resume his career. “I have the records that show it, I’ve passed my physical and nothing has changed since I came into the league as far as my body goes,” Mobley said. “It’s just about what team is going to take the chance or look at the evidence first, to put it that way. It’s like CSI. Look at the evidence first.”
The 37-year-old recently worked out for NBA teams and hopes to be on a roster next season, but he doesn’t like to characterize his potential return to the NBA as a comeback. He prefers to look at this as just his latest stint in the league. “I haven’t gone nowhere,” Mobley told HOOPSWORLD. “I’ve been in shape. I’m maybe six or seven pounds over my playing weight. That’s 222 and I haven’t played in, what, four and a half years? I’m a very disciplined person. I played every game and averaged 40 minutes. Comeback? Eh, I mean, if you want to call it that… I think I can still go a little bit.”