CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — This week, the basketball world will finally get to see where Thon Maker ends up in the 2016 NBA draft. Jumping from high school to the NBA thanks to a loophole Maker's guardian, Ed Smith, discovered, Maker has been referred to as this draft's mystery man thanks to his relatively untested background. Show More Summary
Some thoughts from the NBPA Top 100 Camp including a lack of point guards, the Class of 2018 having minimal star power and some standout players from the week.
With 100 of the nation's best on hand, these players stood out
The NBPA family sends our thoughts and prayers to @B2nyce's family and friends at this time. pic.twitter.com/l8mn6VDYJl — NBPA (@TheNBPA) May 28, 2016 A Pelicans basketball player was shot and killed yesterday under what seems like bizarre circumstances. He
Michele Roberts, the first woman who serves as the National Basketball Players Association Executive Director, said in an interview recently the NBA needs to see more African American majority owners The post NBPA Executive Director: NBA Needs More African American Coaches, Owners appeared first on SLAMonline.
The potential top-10 pick will hire an agent for sneaker deal negotiations. The post Report: Jaylen Brown Remains in Draft, Will Be Represented by NBPA appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Houston Rockets thought they had traded forward Donatas Motiejunas to the Detroit Pistons, but Detroit voided the deal Feb. 22 because of concerns over the Lithuanian’s back. Now, the NBA Players Association is reportedly getting involved. Citing league sources, Marc J. Show More Summary
The union that represents National Basketball Association players has instituted strong new changes in the way it certifies and then regulates agents.All current registered National Basketball Players Association ("NBPA") agents received...Show More Summary
During the annual All-Star meeting of the Board of Player Representatives of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday, 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks was elected to serve on the union's Executive Committee.
New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony can add another job to his resume after being elected to the National Basketball Players Association Executive Committee, which the NBPA announced Friday. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical first reported the news. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The National Basketball Association and National Basketball Players Association issued the following statement today:
"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.
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 [...]
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.