Previous reports claim he's seeking up to $50 million in damages.
But he's not doing it for the money.
The price of an NYPD takedown that left the NBA player with a broken leg.
He had been accused of misdemeanor obstructing government administration, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Thabo Sefolosha is trying to clear his name against the NYPD's claims.
The league announced it is also getting involved.
Upon hearing the news of Sefolosha’s injury, David Zirin of The Nation took to Twitter to question the NYPD’s interpretation