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Lawsuit against Scottie Pippen for alleged assault dropped

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 20: NBA Legend Scottie Pippen in attendance for the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers on January 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 20: NBA Legend Scottie Pippen in attendance for the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers on January 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES -- A lawsuit has been dropped that alleged former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen assaulted a man at a sushi restaurant in 2013.

Pippen's attorney, Mark Geragos, said Saturday that a countersuit Pippen filed against Camran Shafighi is also being dropped.

Geragos says he and Pippen are delighted the matter is over, and they had no intention of settling the case.

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A message left at a phone number listed for Shafighi was not immediately returned.

Shafighi filed a $4 million lawsuit against Pippen, accusing him of a "brutal and unjustified physical attack" that allegedly occurred outside Malibu's Nobu restaurant after Shafighi had sought a picture with the former NBA All-Star.

Los Angeles County prosecutors said there was insufficient evidence to bring assault charges against the 47-year-old Pippen.