Friday in Los Angeles, the NBA players Union held a 3 hour meeting at the Beverly Hills Hilton led by Union President, Derek Fisher and Executive Director, Billy Hunter. The meeting was to update players (approximately 30 plus in attendance) on the most recent labor meetings, apprise them of the plan moving forward and receive feedback.
Wizard’s player JaVale McGee left early but gave a brief statement to reporters outside the meeting.
“There’s definitely some guys in there who are ready to fold,” McGee said. “But there are some guys — the majority — who are ready to stand strong.”
Derek Fisher would address these comments later during the Union press conference.
“The person that spent the least amount of time in the room can’t make that statement,” Fisher said of McGee, who left the meeting early for unknown reasons. “He’s in no position to make that statement on behalf of the group. It’s obviously fair in negotiations of this magnitude that we’re