Construction equipment stands in front of the Little Caesars Arena during a press tour in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

A Michigan credit union has cried foul in court against the Detroit Pistons, but its case against the basketball team and its owner, Palace Sports & Entertainment, isn’t exactly a slam-dunk, according to recent court filings.

This week a Michigan appeals court reversed an injunction that Lathrup Village, Michigan-based Michigan First Credit Union originally won against the team over a soured sponsorship agreement, according to court records. That sponsorship agreement, signed on November 9, 2016, would have made the credit union a sponsor of the Pistons until October 13, 2021.

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