Per TMZ Sports, citing court documents, the judge ruled the officer in question didn’t use excessive force because he “had to make a split second decision and his actions were not unreasonable.”
Antic and Sefolosha filed separate lawsuits against the NYPD in Apr. 2016, claiming the officers used excessive force and falsely arrested them. Antic was seeking up to $25 million in damages, according to TMZ’s report.
Derek Sells, Antic’s attorney, told TMZ they “believe there are questions of fact that should be determined by a jury.”
Since leaving the Hawks following the 2014-15 season, the 34-year-old Antic has been playing for Fenerbahce of the Euroleague and Turkish Basketball League.
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