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
Despite what you might have heard, former NBPA president Billy Hunter was only a small part of a much larger problem.
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
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
Hedo Turkoglu of the Orlando Magic has been suspended without pay for twenty games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for methenolone, it was announced today by the NBA. Turkoglu’s suspension will begin tonight when the Magic play host to the Atlanta Hawks at Amway Center. Statement from Turkoglu: “While I [...]
NEW YORK -- Hedo Turkoglu of the Orlando Magic has been suspended without pay for twenty games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for methenolone, it was announced today by the NBA.
The situation involving Billy Hunter and the NBA Players' Association is getting more serious with each passing day. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the United States Attorney's office is looking into the authenticity of a contract that involved Hunter and an allocation of funds to his son. Show More Summary
Celtics forward Paul Pierce, the team’s union representative, called for the removal of NBPA executive director Billy Hunter after Hunter was placed on a leave of absence Friday by the union and president Derek Fisher… An independent investigation into union practices discovered several misdoings but nothing illegal. Hunter was found to have hired his family members, [...]
A little less than two weeks ago, a 469-page report questioned many of the actions taken by NBPA executive director Billy Hunter. The biggest repercussion of that report came Friday, as Hunter was placed on indefinite leave, according...Show More Summary
The National Basketball Players Association has reportedly placed union chief Billy Hunter on an indefinite leave of absence. Intentions are to have Hunter removed on a permanent basis, according to Yahoo! Sports NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary
Billy Hunter fired his family members from the NBA Players Union. After Hunter was criticized for his business practices, the NBPA executive director fired both his daughter and daughter-in-law from the union. Hunter has headed the union since 1996 and makes $3 million a year. The decision to fire his family members came less than two [...]Show More Summary
A scathing 469-page report published on Thursday implicating NBPA executive director Billy Hunter of numerous faults has his job on the line. Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams became the first big-time player to call for Hunter's dismissal,...Show More Summary
In light of a legal investigation into Billy Hunter's activities as executive president of the National Basketball Players Association, a change needs to be made at the top. According to a Yahoo! Sports report by Adrian Wojnarowski on...Show More Summary
A review of the NBA's players' association found that executive director Billy Hunter did nothing illegal with union funds, but enough wrong that players should consider whether he should remain in his position.