Former Nuggets, other players suing NBA

Several NBA players, including two former Denver Nuggets, are suing the National Basketball Association, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper said the plaintiffs, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Kevin Durant, Leon Powe and Kawhi Leonard, filed an antitrust complaint against the NBA on Tuesday.

The suit alleges that the owners ended the collective bargaining process after Commissioner David Stern issued an ultimatum on the owners' proposal last week and that "the express purpose of Defendants' group boycott and price fixing is to reduce the salaries, terms, benefits and conditions of employment available in the market for players."

The players are seeking damages which would amount to triple the salary losses they incurred during the lockout.

Read more in the Wall Street Journal.