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For the sake of the NBA players union, LeBron James needs to become president.
It is truly as straightforward as that. Although sources cautioned FOX Sports that the reigning league Most Valuable Player is “unlikely” to pursue the top position in the National Basketball Players Association at the organization’s meeting this month, the fact that he is at least mulling candidacy is a significant step — and one the union cannot allow him to back away from so easily.
Whatever one’s personal feelings about James, his ascendance to union president would change everything in the league’s relationship with its players. The NBPA is in turmoil. The last two years have been wracked by dissension in the ranks, with membership breaking into camps behind either executive director Billy Hunter or outgoing president Derek Fisher. Accusations of nepotism and secrecy have whittled away at the union’s power from within while 30 united owners have taken care of weakening the union from without. When an...
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LeBron James is already first among equals in the NBA on the court. Soon, he may be the head honcho in labor matters as well.
James is mulling a run for president of the National Basketball Players Association, according to multiple reports. With both the players and the owners eligible to opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement following the 2016-17 season, the union...
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LeBron James is considering a run to become president of the NBA players union.
“It’s something he has talked about with a small group of people,” a source close to James said. "There is a new executive director coming in and new commissioner. He recognizes that this is the time for the union to change.”
It is still "unlikely" that James takes the presidency...
LeBron James is without question the top player in NBA when it comes to matters on the court. But now it seems that James is considering taking the role of the player in the NBA when it comes to matters off the court as well.According to Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports, yes that Jason Whitlock, James is considering running for President of the NBA Players’ association.Current president...
Dez Bryant can be a beast of a wide receiver when he’s focused and locked in, so he should be able to recognize a beast when he sees one right?
Bryant was asked a hypothetical question by ESPN in regards to LeBron James potential to play football at a high level in the NFL.
Bryant didn’t hold back on the accolades, saying “James would be a beast in the league.”
The NBA lockout in 2011 showed a lot of warts from within the Players Union. Change had to come. In-fighting between several union members led by Union president Derek Fisher and executive director Billy Hunter showed a union that got a collective bargaining agreement they could live with but not one they were too thrilled about.
The new NBA collective bargaining agreement is...
The NBA players association could be on the brink of a seismic power shift that goes well beyond the naming of a new executive director . LeBron James, the game's best and most popular player, is mulling a bid for the union's presidency.
"It's something he has talked about with a small group of people," a source with close ties to James told FOXSports.com on...
“That dude is just that talented. I think it would take him probably about a good two weeks to get very acquainted with football, knowing what he’s supposed to do. I think that’s all he’d need with his physical ability. I’ve seen a little bit of his highlights from high school. He’s got the hands, he can run the routes, he’s fast enough. He could play in this league...
Vanity Fair has revealed its 2013 “International Best-Dressed List,” featuring a mix of A-list celebrities, designers, royals and professional athletes. Snagging a spot among the fashion elite is no easy feat, but three sports stars proved that their sartorial skills are just as impressive as their game.
New England Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady, Miami Heat forward, LeBron...