The NBA Players Association has made history. The NBPA has been without an executive director since Billy Hunter was fired in February of 2013. For the first time in history, a woman will head of a major professional league union.
Michele Roberts, a prominent Washington civil litigator, as its executive director. Roberts, an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &...
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...
The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records.
The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review & Investigation on its annual filing with the U.S. Labor Department. The LM-2, as the filing is...
Billy Hunter was voted out as the executive director of the NBPA. The players spent time deliberating and voting over All-Star weekend.
NBA players should consider whether they want to keep Billy Hunter as executive director of the players' association after a series of wrongdoings, according to a review of the union released Thursday.
The report found no evidence of illegal use of union funds, but revealed that Hunter withheld knowledge that his contract was never properly approved, used poor judgment with...
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January 17, 2013
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...