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The NBPA has their first star president since Patrick Ewing’s term ended in 2001, in LA Clippers point guard Chris Paul. There is not much of a surprise here as Paul is a natural leader and has always been involved with the Players’ Union.
Paul was elected Wednesday at the union’s summer meeting in Las Vegas. It isn’t going to be an easy road ahead for Paul who now has the honor of cleaning up the mess that former NBPA president Derek Fisher and the union’s longtime executive director, Billy Hunter, caused over the last 18 months.
Roger Mason Jr., who was once thought to have the presidency locked-up, will join Paul as the vice-president, replacing free agent veteran Jerry Stackhouse. Lakers guard Steve Blake and Bobcats forward Anthony Tolliver were also elected vice presidents.
It’s going to take Paul and company a good amount of time to fix the mess that was left for them, but I think that the NBPA found the right man for the job; Paul might very well be the most liked man in t...
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When Chris Paul was elected as the new president of NBA players union, many expected him to ease into his role slowly before making any big moves or public stances. Apparently that’s not going to be the case. Reports now suggest that Paul is taking his role very seriously and apparently is ready to take on the league in several areas. Paul has already reached out to fellow players...
2013 is shaping up to be the year that Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul took complete control of his life plan.
Paul spun the Clippers coaching carousel, took the lead in getting on the same page with teammate Black Griffin and on Wednesday, Paul was elected as the new president of the NBA’s player’s union.
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Paul was elected president of the NBA's players union on Wednesday. Although the NBPA is still without an executive director, having Paul as president has been seen as a boon by many, with Paul perceived as having the intelligence and star power within the NBA to really get things...
The NBAPA was looking for a new president, and they have found one with Chris Paul, who has served as a vice president.
Chris Paul is taking his role as NBPA President very seriously. Even though David Stern is set to be replaced by Adam Silver in February of 2014, Paul isn’t waiting to start making moves according to TMZ. He’s already put together a list of grievances that the NBA must attend to with haste.
Sources say that Paul’s demands include the following:
– Preparing a battle plan to...
Los Angeles Clippers: Why Chris Paul is the Perfect Choice as NBA Player’s Union President
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff…
Chris Paul was elected as the new NBA Player’s Union President, replacing Derek Fisher. Paul is an excellent choice for the position and it is hard to think of a player who could possibly be a better fit.
Chris Paul is one of the most respected...
Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul has been elected president of the NBA players' association.
The vote Wednesday came six months after the players fired Billy Hunter as executive director.
Hunter countered with a wrongful-termination lawsuit in May, accusing Derek Fisher, the former union president, of conspiring with league officials during the 2011 lockout.
A true leader on and off the court.
No surprise here. Chris Paul has always been very involved in the Players’ Union
Congratulations to #thenbpa newest elected President @CP3!!! #nbpa2013
— NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 22, 2013
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