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Bismack Biyombo seeks contract buyout

Updated: June 28, 2011, 5:50 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Bobcats draft pick Bismack Biyombo and his Spanish club have scheduled a mediation session Friday in hopes of settling a dispute over the contract buyout required before he'd be allowed to play in the NBA.

Jorge Sanz, spokesman for the Madrid-based team Fuenlabrada, said Biyombo has two seasons left on his deal and his buyout clause is more than $1.4 million. NBA rules say the Bobcats can't pay more than $500,000 toward a buyout.

While Sanz said the team ...

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