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NBPA elects Michele Roberts as Executive Director

After 17 months the NBA Players’ Association has elected a replacement for former Executive Director Billy Hunter. League source says NBPA has elected Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts to be its next Executive Director, replacing Billy Hunter. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 29, 2014 Roberts received 32 votes, six more needed by union bylaws. Roberts 32 votes were...
Via KCM Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA players taking time picking new union head

A year after ousting Billy Hunter as executive director of the union, NBA players still aren't ready to replace him. Players held their All-Star weekend meeting Saturday and were introduced to the remaining candidates for Hunter's old job, but they aren't ready to make a decision, or even to say when they expect one. ''This process has been long but we're not in a rush,'' vice...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NBPA Finds Frontrunner To Replace Hunter In Screen Actors Guild Executive Director

David White, executive director of the Screen Actors Guild, has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Billy Hunter as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, according to sources. There had been debate whether a vote will take place at All-Star weekend, but no vote is scheduled. Chris Paul and the executive committee's members have interviewed White. White...
Via RealGM
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter's claims vs. Fisher dismissed; NBPA suit to go on

A judge ruled Wednesday that former executive director Billy Hunter's suit against the NBA players' association for breach of contract can continue, but dismissed most of his claims against Derek Fisher and all of them against a publicist who used to work with the Oklahoma City guard. Hunter contends he had a valid contract when he was ousted last February and is owed the more than...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter suit vs NBPA over contract will continue

A judge ruled Wednesday that former executive director Billy Hunter's suit against the NBA players' association for breach of contract can continue, but dismissed most of his claims against Derek Fisher and all of them against a publicist who used to work with the Oklahoma City guard. Hunter contends he had a valid contract when he was ousted last February and is owed the more than...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Hunter Claims Kobe Was Source Of Info On Fisher Conspiring With NBA On 50-50 BRI

Billy Hunter continues to claim that Derek Fisher conspired with the NBA on a 50-50 revenue split during the lockout, according to a new court filing. Hunter names Kobe Bryant as the source of this information, saying Bryant and agent Rob Pelinka called to say he had to cut a deal at a 50-50 split of revenues. The court filing includes statements of support for Hunter from Theo Ratliff...
Via RealGM
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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