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During the NBA lockout, there were whispers that Billy Hunter, the Director of the National Basketball Players Association, wasn’t really moving in the best interest of the players. At the end of the 2012 regular season, NBPA President, Derek Fisher requested an audit of the finances but was shot down by Hunter. Well it seems there was a good reason why Hunter didn’t want the finances examined and it’s not good news for him. It’s alleged that Hunter and union general counsel Gary Hall, never received player representative approval for a five-year, $15 million contract extension for Hunter in 2010 as is the directive per the union’s by-laws. According to Yahoo, Hunter’s contract extension began on July 1, 2011, the first day the NBA’s lockout of the players began. While the NBA’s players lost their salary Hunter  received a $700,000 raise which earned him $3,000,000 per year. In an independent investigation by the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, the findings w...
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