A judge has ruled that former executive director Billy Hunter's suit against the NBA players' association for breach of contract can continue, but dismissed most of his claims against Derek Fisher and all of them against a publicist who used to work with the Oklahoma City guard.
Any story that features Kobe Bryant placing an ominous, late-night call to former NBPA executive director Billy Hunter is bound to be a good one. But now that court documents in Hunter's ongoing lawsuit against the union that cannedShow More Summary
The NBA and the NBA Players Association have made a second $250,000 donation toward relief efforts in the Philippines, this time to World Vision.
The NBA and NBA Players Association are donating $250,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF's emergency relief efforts in areas of the Philippines ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan.
The 2013-14 NBA season has just gotten underway, but off-the-court rumors are flying in at midseason form. Whispers about unemployed potential contributors, contract issues following the passing of Thursday’s extension deadline and even...Show More Summary
J.R. just can’t keep his nose clean… J.R. Smith Suspended For 5 Games For Violating NBA Substance Abuse Policy Via ESPN Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been suspended without pay for five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA
The NBA announced today that J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks has been suspended without pay for five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Smith’s suspension will begin with the first game of the 2013-14 season for which he is eligible and physically able to play. According to the New [...]
All might be quiet on the NBA front, but the younger prospects remain awfully busy in the summer. Between the LeBron James Skills Academy, Elite Youth Basketball League, Under Armour Invitational, NBPA Top 100 Camp, FIBA World Championships,...Show More Summary
Chris Paul already has big plans for the NBA's Players Union. Sources told TMZ the newly elected NBPA president has spoken with fellow players and taken aim at a number of different issues. Paul's agenda reportedly includes: Preparing...Show More Summary
Lakers guard Steve Blake has been named as a vice president on the National Basketball Players Assn. Executive Committee. Welcome #thenbpa two newest Executive Committee members VP @SteveBlake5 @ATolliver44!!! #nbpa2013 — NBPA (@TheNBPA)...Show More Summary
The NBA Players Association elected a new president on Wednesday, replacing Derek Fisher with Chris Paul. This went against the grain considering Roger Mason Jr. was widely reported to be Fisher's successor, but the Los Angeles Clippers'...Show More Summary
The National Basketball Players Association needed to find leadership, poise and veteran experience in their search for a new president. Safe to say it sounds like they've found the perfect man for the job: Los Angeles Clippers superstar...Show More Summary
The National Basketball Players Association has a new president, and his nickname is CP3. Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was elected president of the NBPA on Wednesday evening. It is the first power shift at the player-oriented...Show More Summary
The NBA Players Association elected Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul as its new president Wednesday, making an official announcement on Twitter. He replaces Derek Fisher after a tumultuous period for the league's player union. After...Show More Summary
Being president of the National Basketball Players Association is a dirty job, but Roger Mason Jr. would like to be the man to do it. Currently one of seven vice presidents on the NBPA 's executive committee, Mason announced his candidacy...Show More Summary
Now that LeBron James has abruptly doubled back on his stated interest in becoming the next president of the National Basketball Players Association, per Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, it looks like the race to replace Derek Fisher (whose...Show More Summary
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James doesn’t want to run for the president position with the National Basketball Players’ Association. James told ESPN last week that he was considering the position because the union was “going backwards.” It is now believed that LeBron will endorse the candidacy of Miami Heat teammate James Jones. Show More Summary
LeBron James said over the weekend that he was mulling over running for president of the National Basketball Players Association because he believes the union is "not in a good place," but he eventually decided against it. James drew...Show More Summary
Updated by Stephen Babb at 5:15 pm EST, Aug. 12 Almost as quickly as he proclaimed his interest, LeBron James is reportedly no longer considering a run to replace Derek Fisher as president of the NBPA's executive committee according to USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt. Show More Summary