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Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been spending most of his time on the bench since being acquired from the Rockets as part of the Derek Fisher deal. This gives him much time to think, and like any bored man, he took to Twitter. Hill, probably frustrated that he only received three minutes of play-time [...]
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Here's a funny video of Spurs' guard Tony Parker doing a sweet crossover on Lakers' Ramon Sessions for a layup but look at the Lakers' bench as Jordan Hill is seen clapping after Parker makes the shot.Is that awkward or what? It's alright if you are a Lakers' fan and can appreciate the talents of an opposing team but for a teammate of Sessions to applaud after...
The San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker has one of his best games of the season in a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers last night.Parker was so good that he even had Lakers players clapping for him. Check out the Lakers Jordan Hill who decided to clap after Parker crossed over Roman Sessions for a lay-up:(Courtesy of D Wizzle's World)
We've seen it countless times. After a huge dunk or a jaw-dropping crossover by a player, his teammates go wild on the sidelines.San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker had one such crossover on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, and while I'm sure his teammates enjoyed it, someone on the Lakers bench admired it as well.After Parker crossed up Lakers guard Ramon Sessions...
The NBA union's executive committee has requested the resignation of President Derek Fisher.
The NBPA says in a statement on its Twitter feed Friday that the executive committee voted 8-0 Wednesday that it had lost confidence in Fisher's ability to lead. The statement says the decision was based ''on numerous instances over the past six months, where Fisher engaged...
The knives are out for Derek Fisher at the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), with the executive committee voting to seek his resignation as union president, Yahoo! Sports reported Friday, citing sources.
The fallout came as the result of Fisher's long-running power struggle with executive director Billy Hunter, which played out in the latter stages of the NBA lockout...
The NBPA has voted and have agreed to ask for Derek Fisher’s resignation per ESPN. They voted 8-0 Wednesday asking for the resignation of Fisher and released a statement on Friday. “The Executive Committee based its decision on numerous instances over the past six months, where Fisher engaged in conduct detrimental to the union, including acting the [...]
Reports have surfaced from both Yahoo! Sports and SI that there has been a serious push within the NBPA for Derek Fisher to step down from his post.
Fisher remains adamant to keep his post despite votes from the NBPA’s executive committee asking the 5-time NBA champion to resign from his position.
Fisher and Billy Hunter have been battling for months and this nasty business has...
There is a reason why the issue of union solidarity tends to rise to the fore in coverage of NBA labor-management disputes. The National Basketball Players Association, which has been in a state of virtually constant discord since the retirement of Larry Fleisher, has formally requested the resignation of union president Derek Fisher. The NBPA executive committee voted 8-0 Wednesday...
It’s been a few months since NBA fans have heard about the NBPA and anything related to the excutive committee and Derek Fisher. Afterall, the lockout was resolved and everything seemed pleasant enough. However, the fissure in the leadership within the NBPA was still a problem. A huge problem. A few weeks ago, NBPA president Derek Fisher [...]
Tony Parker may be getting up there in age but you can’t deny that he still has some of the NBA’s best handles. Tuesday night in Los Angeles he flashed those handles to the young Ramon Sessions and crossed him up nicely.
Deadspin points out the best portion of the video:
But what about Jordan Hill, in the headband on the Lakers’ bench? Parker’s move also seems to fake...
The NBPA executive committee has voted to seek the resignation of Derek Fisher.
The NBPA's executive committee voted 8-0 for Derek Fisher to step down as president.
The power struggle between The NBA Players’ Association president, Derek Fisher and it’s Executive Director, Billy Hunter continues as the season winds down. The executive committee at the urging of Hunter is seeking the resignation of Fisher. Fisher has flatly refused to step down and has been working to gather a coalition of players to challenge Hunter’s [...]
Good evening, Dribblers! We have a late one today for you, but it will be short and sweet, getting you some of today and yesterday's news so you can get to your hockey playoffs and basketball games. So, let's get to it and stop procrastinating, like next year's Dwight Howard free agency decision.
Big news today was Billy Hunter and Co. ... OK, I'll be fair...