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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. backpedals on bold LeBron James statement

Roger Mason Jr. now says that LeBron James never mentioned boycotting NBPA’s Roger Mason Jr. made a bold statement on the Jim Rome show about the status of LeBron James and other players in regards to Los Angeles Clippers “owner” Donald Sterling. Mason claimed that if Sterling were to remain owner of the Clippers franchise that LeBron James and other players were set to boycott...
Via Pass The Pill
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

Here’s How Golden State Planned To Boycott Game 5

Tuesday afternoon, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had finished his press conference announcing Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban, NBA Player’s Association Vice President Roger Mason released a statement saying that if Silver had been too lenient on Sterling, a plan (of sorts) was in place for all teams playing Tuesday night to boycott their respective games: “I heard from...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 29, 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

Miami Heat Have Signed DeAndre Liggins to a 10-Day Contract

After clearing up a roster spot by trading Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings, the Miami Heat have signed DeAndre Liggins to a 10-day contract. Liggins is a 6’6″ shooting guard who was drafted in 2011 by the Orlando Magic with the 53rd overall […]The post Miami Heat Have Signed DeAndre Liggins to a 10-Day Contract appeared first on The League News.
Via The League News
February 25, 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

Report: Miami Heat Trade Roger Mason Jr. to Kings

The Miami Heat have agreed on a deal that will send Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings, including some extra cash  in exchange for a second-round pick. The trade will free up an extra spot on the Miami Heat roster for the projected second-round pick. ESPN’s Mark Stein reports via Twitter: Sacramento will receive cash only — no picks — in trade for Roger Mason with Miami...
Via Basketball Bicker
February 20, 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

Miami Heat Trade Roger Mason Jr. to Sacramento, Open Roster Spot

Miami Heat have traded the backup shooting guard Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings earlier today. As it was reported, the Kings will most likely waive Mason Jr. Sacramento will receive cash only — no picks — in trade for Roger Mason with Miami. […]The post Miami Heat Trade Roger Mason Jr. to Sacramento, Open Roster Spot appeared first on The League News.
Via The League News
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

Video: LeBron James’ Smooth Finger-Roll Beats the Buzzer

LeBron James beat the buzzer with a pretty finger-roll off the inbounds pass from Roger Mason Jr. during Thursday’s Miami Heat-New York Knicks game. Just look at that finish by LeBron. So smooth. The shot put the Heat up by six points at the end of the first quarter, 27-21.     The post Video: LeBron James’ Smooth Finger-Roll Beats the Buzzer appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
Via Basketball Bicker
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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