Dunleavy, Bucks Settle Dispute


A breach of contract suit filed against the Milwaukee Bucks by former coach and general manager Mike Dunleavy has been settled, the two sides announced Friday.

"Both the Bucks and Mike are mutually satisfied with the outcome," said Robert Maloney, a lawyer for Dunleavy, who now is coach of the Portland Trail Blazers. "It was a good resolution."

Neither side would reveal the amount of the settlement.

Dunleavy had sought $2.1 million in back pay plus $300,000 he claimed to have lost on the sale of his suburban Milwaukee home.

Dunleavy, a former assistant coach with the Bucks, was hired as coach and general manager in 1992, signing an eight-year contract.

He was replaced by Chris Ford as coach in 1996 and stayed on one more year as general manager before being replaced in that post by Bob Weinhauer.

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