Found February 01, 2013 on Pass The Pill:
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Derek Fisher will have to step up in Billy Hunter’s absence.credit: biography.com This entire Billy Hunter story is not a good look for the NBA. If you missed it, Hunter and the NBA Players Association was investigated, and it was revealed that Hunter’s contract was never properly approved. As executive director of the NBPA, this is a bit of a problem. According to Yahoo! Sports, Hunter has now been placed on indefinite leave while the whole issue is sorted out. After a scathing internal review and a pending U.S. Attorney’s office criminal investigation, the National Basketball Players Association has placed executive director Billy Hunter on an indefinite leave of absence, Yahoo! Sports has learned. Hunter was informed of the decision on Friday morning, and it is the first step in a process led by NBPA president Derek Fisherto have Hunter removed as executive director, sources told Yahoo! Sports. Union general counsel Ron Klempner has taken over as interim executive director. Hunter’s leave of absence is paid, a source told Yahoo! Sports. According to the report, NBA veteran Derek Fisher will lead the association on an interim basis. These are the kind of the off-the-court reports that the players would probably like to avoid. -Mark Evans, Assistant Manager/Editor of Content Follow us on Twitter The post Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave appeared first on Pass The Pill.
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