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...
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February 15, 2014
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...
February 14, 2014
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...
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January 15, 2014
Former NBA players association executive director Billy Hunter accuses current NBAPA president Derek Fisher of having a secret deal with owners during the last lockout.
Billy Hunter was voted out as the executive director of the NBPA. The players spent time deliberating and voting over All-Star weekend.
National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter signed a 5-year deal in 2010. One problem: It never got the proper player representative approval.
A review of the NBA's players' association found that executive director Billy Hunter did nothing illegal with union funds, but enough wrong that players should consider whether he should remain in his position.
The report revealed that Hunter's current contract was never properly approved and he failed to disclose that information to the NBPA's executive committee...
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January 17, 2013
National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter's family and their businesses have been paid almost $4.8 million by the union since 2001, according to public records.
News of the expenditures comes amid a long-running feud between the NBPA and union president Derek Fisher, who was asked to resign last week after he requested a review of the union'...
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Executive Director Billy Hunter and the NBPA Executive Committee are reportedly pushing for Derek Fisher to step down as union president.
While the NBA lockout languidly persists, Billy Hunter has an idea to get the players back on the court.
Maybe we can start our own league, said Hunter, the executive director of what used to be the NBA players union during a panel Wednesday evening, according to author Tour via SLAM.
"Theres talk of getting a TV deal and creating a new league but itd have to be with a network...