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NBPA Reportedly Files Grievance for Matt Barnes over Derek Fisher Incident

The National Basketball Players Association is reportedly coming to the defense of Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes after he was suspended for two games without pay for an incident involving New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher...Show More Summary

Hornets C Jefferson Suspended by NBA for 5 Games

The Charlotte Hornets will be without Al Jefferson for an additional five games once he returns from a leg injury after the veteran center was suspended without pay for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

Hornets' Jefferson suspended for violating drug program

The NBA has announced that Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson has been suspended without pay for five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

Al Jefferson Suspended Five Games for Violating Drug Policy

The NBA announced Wednesday that Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson is facing a five-game suspension after violating terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Jefferson, currently nursing a strained calf, issued The post Al Jefferson Suspended Five Games for Violating Drug Policy appeared first on SLAMonline.

Hornets' Jefferson suspended 5 games for violating drug program

The NBA announced today that Al Jefferson of the Charlotte Hornets has been suspended without pay for five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Jefferson's suspension will begin with the next NBA regular season game that he is eligible and physically able to play.

NBA and NBPA Begin Discussions on Next Collective Bargaining Agreement

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association met Tuesday to start an early conversation on a new collective bargaining agreement, per Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears. Both NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner...Show More Summary

NBA and NBPA statement regarding Tuesday's meeting

The National Basketball Association and National Basketball Players Association issued the following statement today:

After Suffering Broken Leg In Police Encounter, NBA Player Will Sue The NYPD

"Our players are in the world; they’re just not immune from it," NBPA head Michele Roberts said. The post After Suffering Broken Leg In Police Encounter, NBA Player Will Sue The NYPD appeared first on ThinkProgress.

NBA Players Union moving to new Manhattan home in spring 2016

NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts announced today that union operations will be moving to a new home in mid-town Manhattan in spring 2016. The new office space and players campus is located at 1133 Avenue of the Americas and covers 47,000 square feet over two floors. The campus will include a business center, practice [...]

NBPA Director Michele Roberts Hoping to Sign New CBA Next Season

Given the history of how these NBA labor negotiations typically work out—to say nothing of the charged rhetoric on both sides of the battle between billionaire team owners and millionaire The post NBPA Director Michele Roberts Hoping to Sign New CBA Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBPA Filing Grievance Over Kings Voiding Luc Mbah a Moute’s Contract

The NBA Players Association is preparing to file a grievance against the Kings, alleging they improperly voided Luc Mbah a Moute’s contract. Mbah a Moute signed a one-year, $1.5 million The post NBPA Filing Grievance Over Kings Voiding Luc Mbah a Moute’s Contract appeared first on SLAMonline.

Allen Iverson gives moving speech about 'getting back up and fighting again' at Players' Awards

Allen Iverson received the Game Changer Award at the inaugural NBPA Players’ Awards and in his speech addressed the roller coaster (...)

NBPA Basketball Players Awards Winners 2015: Results and Twitter Reaction

The first-ever National Basketball Players Association Awards were handed out Sunday, July 19 in Las Vegas, but the results of the voting were revealed in a nationally televised broadcast Tuesday evening. While the league's officialShow More Summary

NBPA Responds to Adam Silver's Claim Several NBA Teams Are Losing Money

The National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts responded to the claim made by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver that numerous teams are losing money. David Aldridge of TNT reported the statement Roberts made Thursday: Under the CBA, we do not have a gross compensation system. Show More Summary

Paul, Deng, Gasol brothers headline first NBA game in Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today the full rosters for the first NBA game in Africa, which will take place Aug. 1 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The NBPA Wants to Pay for Former Players’ Health Insurance

National Basketball Players Association head Michele Roberts is pushing to allocate millions to former NBAers’ health-care insurance costs, reports Yahoo! Sports. The dollars would come out of the League’s massive The post The NBPA Wants to Pay for Former Players’ Health Insurance appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBPA Reportedly Proposing Use of TV Revenue for Former Players' Health Care

Current NBA players may not be the only ones to reap the benefits of the league's new television deal, which is set to kick in at the start of the 2016-17 season. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported the National Basketball Players...Show More Summary

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