An awkward situation just got even more awkward. Former NBPA president Billy Hunter had what appeared to be a somewhat uneasy relationship with the players. You sort of got that sense during the lockout and that manifested itself we he was removed from his post earlier this season. There seemed to be some sort of [...]
Former National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter is not helping his tainted legacy by filing a lawsuit against his former employer and NBPA President Derek Fisher. Ken Berger of CBS Sports reported on Thursday that Hunter is suing for defamation and breach of contract. Show More Summary
Ousted NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter alleges in a lawsuit that president Derek Fisher had a secret deal with owners during the 2011 lockout that benefited himself, his publicist and certain players. Hunter contends that Fisher undermined Hunter’s efforts to make an agreement and interfered with his position by secretly negotiating with select owners [...]
Despite what you might have heard, former NBPA president Billy Hunter was only a small part of a much larger problem.
By Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo Sports Billy Hunter was ousted as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association Saturday in a unanimous vote by the players’ team representatives. LeBron James took an active role in the meeting, and spoke in a strong tone to the players, saying the union was broken and needed to be rebuilt, [...]
I came across the following article from the Belfast Telegraph - which dates back to August 2012. What struck me as incredible was not the murderous past of the man who had set fire to himself - Billy Hunter - because many foul deeds have been committed by people on both sides of Northern Ireland's religious divide. Show More Summary
HOUSTON -- Out of the hundreds of credentialed media, perhaps 30 or so devoted newshounds gathered on a corner outside a downtown hotel on Saturday afternoon to watch Billy Hunter get fired. Across the street fans streamed into the NBA...Show More Summary
Billy Hunter has been removed from his job as executive director of the NBA players’ union, as a result of an unanimous vote on Saturday. According to the National Basketball Association, the NBA players ousted Hunter in the wake of a recent law firm review which raised questions about how he handled the union’s money. [...] NBA Players Oust Hunter is a post from: The Inquisitr
Billy Hunter was ousted unanimously as executive director of the union by NBA players, who said Saturday they will “no longer be divided, misled, misinformed.” “This is our union and we have taken it back,” players’ association president Derek Fisher said. Fisher said it was a day of change for the union, one which had seemed inevitable [...]
HOUSTON (AP) - Billy Hunter has been unanimously voted out as executive director of the NBA players' association.
NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter was removed from his role Saturday after a meeting among player representatives from all 30 teams in Houston for the NBA All-Star Game, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports. Player...Show More Summary
The National Basketball Players Association will be looking for a new executive director after removing Billy Hunter from the same position. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Hunter was removed after the verdict came down from the NBPA via a vote: Billy Hunter has been voted out as NBPA executive director, sources tell Y! Sports. Show More Summary
Wojnarowski reports that Billy Hunter's dismissal, widely presumed to be an inevitability after the myriad scandals that recently punctured his cocoon of power, was voted on and affirmed by a group of NBA players this afternoon. A bit more on the meeting that sealed his fate once and for all: More »
I understand the desire for tidy resolution, for quick strikes and clean wounds. Derek Fisher, the agents on his side and the bulk of the NBA players' union would like to excise longtime executive director Billy Hunter in the wake of a report charging him with something more gross than simple nepotism. Show More Summary
NBA players gathering in Houston for the All-Star weekend did not invite union chief Billy Hunters, so his lawyers have issued an on-line response to those who believe he should be replaced. The NBA would prefer to keep the focus onShow More Summary
Unable to secure an invitation to address NBA players directly, embattled union executive director Billy Hunter has released online his response to a report that criticized his leadership. Hunter’s lawyers say his 2010 contract extension was valid and the leave of absence he’s been placed on is not. They say if ratification of his contract had [...]
There’s been talk that National Basketball Players Association will oust executive director Billy Hunter at some point during the league’s All-Star Weekend in Houston. In what looks to be an attempt to save his job and credibility, the...Show More Summary
Unable to secure an invitation to address NBA players directly, embattled union executive director Billy Hunter has released online his response to a report that criticized his leadership.