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NBA union reportedly proposing to use TV revenue to help ex-players

The National Basketball Players Association will propose a plan to its members that will designate millions of dollars from the NBA's impending television revenue to aid former players' health insurance costs, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported. The proposal will cost the union between $10 million and $15 million a year and will be voted on during the...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron: The NBA Is The National Business Association

During LeBron James' career, he has increasingly become more involved with the National Basketball Players Association and he is now vice president. "No need for motivation," James said Friday. "I understand how important our next collective bargaining talks are gonna be. I'm a big part of it, from our side. No extra needed motivation. It's just common sense." James replaces Roger...
Via RealGM
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NBPA director Michele Roberts announces union management changes

  NBPA executive director Michele Roberts has started setting up the players union's senior management with her first appointments, a group that includes a former president of the NFL Players Association. Roberts announced the appointments Wednesday. Dominique Foxworth, a seven-year NFL veteran who finished his term as president of the NFL players' union last March, will start as...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBPA director announces union management changes

NEW YORK (AP) NBPA executive director Michele Roberts has started setting up the players union's senior management with her first appointments, a group that includes a former president of the NFL Players Association. Roberts announced the appointments Wednesday. Dominique Foxworth, a seven-year NFL veteran who finished his term as president of the NFL players' union last March,...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Mason Jr. on LeBron James: "He ain't playing if Sterling is still an owner."

Absolute worst case scenario for the NBA right here. Fans of the Boston Celtics just went through a rebuild this season and it was a struggle, but at least there was compelling basketball to watch outside of New England. If LeBron makes good on this threat multiply that by 30 teams because the entire league will essentially enter rebuilding mode aka The Ice Age. If LeBron walked...
Via Celtics Life
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Mason Jr.: LeBron James Willing To Lead Boycott If Sterling Still Owns Clippers Next Season

Back in April, the Golden State Warriors had a dramatic boycott planned for their playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers had NBA commissioner Adam Silver not handed down an adequate punishment to Donald Sterling. After Silver announced Sterling would be banned from the league for life, however, the game went on as planned, but now, the talk of boycotting is sprouting up again...
Via NESN.com
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Mason Jr. believes LeBron would not play next season if Sterling still owns Clippers

The NBA has been all business in punishing Donald Sterling, and a big reason for that is because they know the players have been watching the situation closely. The Golden State Warriors had elaborate plans to boycott Game 5 of their playoff series with the Clippers if Commissioner Adam Silver’s punishment didn’t satisfy them. Many […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA playoff boycott forced Silver to act quickly

NEW YORK, N.Y. — NBA players were prepared to boycott all three playoff games scheduled for Tuesday night, according to union vice president Roger Mason Jr. Following the announcement of Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban and $2.5 million dollar fine by commissioner Adam Silver at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, the NBA players union held its own press conference where Mason Jr. said that players...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's choice to trade Roger Mason Jr. hasn't worked

In February, The Miami Heat traded Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings for a highly protected second round draft pick. Since the Heat rarely use their draft picks, the move was seen as a way to clear up roster space.The Heat used the space to sign 23 year old center Justin Hamilton. He will not play much in the Heat's push for another championship, and the team will look to develop...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Buyout Market: Best of the Rest

After seeing the San Antonio Spurs top free agent targets sign with other teams, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and R.C. Buford are still left with an empty roster spot that they can use to improve the team however they see fit. With the buyout market seemingly dwindling by the day, it's time to look the remaining buyout candidates, and how they would fit in a silver and black uniform...
Via Project Spurs
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Strongly Consider Signing DeAndre Liggins

The Miami Heat are strongly considering the signing of DeAndre Liggins, according to sources. Liggins has spent the season with the Heat's D-League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, averaging 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. The Heat opened a roster spot on Thursday by trading Roger Mason Jr.
Via RealGM
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat trade Roger Mason Jr. to Kings for pick, cash

The Miami Heat have traded Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings for a protected 2015 second-round draft pick and cash. The Heat announced the deal less than two hours before Thursday's 3 p.m. EST trade deadline. The move allowed Miami to open up another roster spot, while the Kings got an undisclosed amount of money. Mason, who averaged three points in 25 games for the Heat...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat trade Roger Mason Jr. to Kings to free up roster spot

The Miami Heat traded guard Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings for a conditional second-round 2015 draft pick, it was announced Thursday. Mason Jr. signed a non-guaranteed contract before the season and appeared in 25 games (two starts). He averaged 3.0 points and 10.4 minutes while shooting 37.3 percent from the field. The veteran journeyman, whose contract became guaranteed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings acquire Roger Mason from Heat; expected to waive him

The Miami Heat have traded veteran swingman Roger Mason to the Sacramento Kings. According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the Kings and Heat have agreed on a deal that would send Mason to the Kings in exchange for a highly protected second-round pick. Sacramento has agreed to acquire Roger Mason Jr. from the Heat, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ainge: We’re listening to offers to about everybody

We’re less than two hours away from the trade deadline and the biggest names to move today are Spencer Hawes, Gary Neal and Roger Mason, Jr. Danny Ainge reiterated his objectives during an interview this morning on 98.5: “I think that we don’t have one [mission],” Ainge said. “We have a few different directions we could go, so no, we don’t. We’re trying to be opportunistic...
Via Red's Army
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Trade Roger Mason To Kings To Create Roster Spot

The Miami Heat have been attempting to trade Roger Mason to create an open roster spot and have found an agreement with the Sacramento Kings, according to Ken Berger of CBS Sports. Miami will receive a highly protected future second round pick from the Kings. Along with Mason, the Kings will receive cash from the Heat. The Kings are expected to waive Mason. The Heat are expected...
Via RealGM
February 20, 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

Roger Mason on experience with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have seen players express their discontent of the way the team has utilized them in the past. Here's looking at you DeJuan Blair and Stephen Jackson. However, one player has nothing but positives to say about the team. While he was with the Spurs, he became a fan favorite with his gunslinger like shot and his actions after nailing a three on an opponent...
Via Project Spurs
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James, Heat teammates have a ‘girls’ day out,’ pamper themselves with pedicures (pics)

The Miami Heat had the night off Tuesday as the team was not scheduled to play until Wednesday against the Los Angeles Clippers after beating the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. The grind of an NBA season, obviously, takes its toll, and must have had LeBron James’ dogs barking, so he, along with teammates Roger […]The post LeBron James, Heat teammates have a ‘girls’ day...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron and Heat teammates got pedicures together

With the Miami Heat off tonight, it appears that a group of players decided to get some pampering done before tomorrow’s game against the Clippers. Check out the below photos which includes Roger Mason Jr., Udonis Haslem, and LeBron James getting some work done. The most notable is LBJ getting a pedicure: *** James image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: LeBron James shows off stylish golf outfit with Heat teammates

The Miami Heat's LeBron James, Ray Allen and Roger Mason hit the golf course in stylish outfits for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Via Gamedayr
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Spurs making headlines around the NBA

Several former San Antonio Spurs players have made headlines lately, and with several of our readers showing interest in tracking some of their favorite former players, we've put all of the links together in one roundup. Report: Bucks will do everything they can to trade Gary Neal before deadline | ProBasketballTalk Gary Neal, who the Spurs chose not to re-sign this past...
Via Project Spurs
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat keep Beasley, Mason Jr., which guarantees their contracts

For Michael Beasley and Roger Mason Jr., no news was the best news. Their contracts will become guaranteed for the remainder of the season Friday, after both remained on the Miami Heat roster past Tuesday's 5 p.m. deadline. If the Heat were so inclined, they could have parted with one or both to open a roster spot, but coach Erik Spoelstra called the decision to keep Mason Jr. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Jr., Beasley contracts guaranteed with Heat

For Michael Beasley and Roger Mason Jr., no news was the best news. Their contracts will become guaranteed for the remainder of the season Friday, after both remained on the Miami Heat roster past Tuesday's 5 p.m. deadline. If the Heat were so inclined, they could have parted with one or both to open a roster spot, but coach Erik Spoelstra called the decision to keep Mason Jr. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley, Roger Mason Jr. have contracts guaranteed with Heat

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat guaranteed the contracts of forward Michael Beasley and guard Roger Mason, Jr., for the remainder of the season when a 5 p.m. deadline passed with no roster moves being made. Both players had signed non-guarantee contracts for the league minimum before the season. Keeping Beasley was a no brainer. Although he continues to work on his defense, Beasley has provided...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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