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Thursday / July 16.
  • Seton Hall, Gonzo Settle Lawsuit

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    Seton Hall and Bobby Gonzalez have  settled their differences.

    Judge Stanley R. Chesler on Monday dismissed the lawsuit Gonzalez filed against the university after it dismissed him March 17 for cause. The lawsuit claimed he had “satisfactorily performed his duties.”

    Seton Hall maintained that Gonzalez was fired with cause six days after a profanity-laced tirade at Patrick Hobbs, the Dean of the Seton Hall Law School and his acting boss.

    “The university is happy to have this matter behind it and wishes Coach Gonzalez well,” said Seton Hall spokeswoman Holly Wojcik.

    Terms were not disclosed.

    Kevin Marino, Seton Hall’s attorney, and Gerald Krovatin, Gonzalez’s attorney, declined comment.

    Gonzalez appeared at several recent Team USA practices in New York and said he hoped to find work in the NBA or on TV.

    (Photo courtesy Star-Ledger)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.