ORLANDO, Fla. -- Retired NBA star Ray Allen said he is a victim of "catfishing," and has asked a court to throw out a case where he is accused of stalking someone he met online. Allen filed an emergency motion in Orange County, Florida, on Tuesday, one day after Bryant Coleman told the court he is being stalked by the 10-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion. Allen said Coleman is the one who is stalking. "Coleman pretended to be a number of attractive women interested in Ray Allen," read the motion filed on Allen's behalf. "Ray believed he was speaking with these women and communicated with them." Catfishing refers to a person who creates a fake profile on social media to trick someone. The term came into common usage with the 2010 documentary "Catfish," and later in an MTV show of the same name that explored online dating. Attorney David Oscar Markus released a statement saying Allen took legal action in an effort to put an end to threats against him and...


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