Steve Blake, along with Anthony Tolliver of the Charlotte Bobcats, has been named a vice president on the National Basketball Players Association Executive Committee.
Welcome #thenbpa two newest Executive Committee members VP @SteveBlake5 @ATolliver44!!! #nbpa2013— NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 22, 2013Here’s how the NBPA is described on their their official website:
Whether it is negotiating a collective bargaining agreement, prosecuting a grievance on a player’s behalf, or counseling a player on benefits and educational opportunities, the NBPA advocates on behalf of the best interest of all NBA players.
Former Laker Derek Fisher was the president of the committee since 2006 until Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers was named as his replacement earlier this week.
H/T Los Angeles Times