The current CBA runs through 2021, but both sides can opt out by December 15th.
Vice President of the NBPA Carmelo Anthony is hoping that the new CBA incorporates a rebrand of the Development League. The post Carmelo Anthony Calls for ‘Rebrand’ of the NBA Development League appeared first on SLAMonline.
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) is reportedly examining the ongoing stalemate between the Miami Heat and forward Chris Bosh concerning the potential resumption of his NBA career. Ira Winderman of the South FloridaShow More Summary
LeBron James and the NBPA want to ensure that retired players receive more financial and medical support. The post LeBron James Pushing to Give Retired NBA Players More Aid appeared first on SLAMonline.
While the negotiations for league collective bargaining agreements usually revolve around the amount of money going to the active players, the next NBA deal will feature plenty of help for retired players. On Thursday, NBPA vice president...Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, vice president of the NBPA's executive committee, tells The Associated Press that the union is prioritizing getting aid for retired players
The NBA commish says the League and NBPA are working towards getting a deal done soon. The post Adam Silver is ‘Optimistic’ There Won’t be a Lockout appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA and the NBPA are halfway through a 10-year collective bargaining agreement ratified in 2011, but each side has until December 15 to opt out of the current deal and potentially trigger a work stoppage. Over the past few seasons...Show More Summary
NBA players are being urged to reach out to league and union officials to try and come up with ways to create "positive change" in communities around the country, a move that comes in response to protests in other sports about racial oppression and other social matters.
The leagues are asking players for feedback on ideas supporting social activism.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has raised awareness and generated discussion about police violence and racial injustice in the United States by kneeling through the national anthem prior to NFL games, and the NBA is...Show More Summary
The NBA announced today that Mitch McGary of the Oklahoma City Thunder has been suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. His ten-game suspension will begin when he has completed serving his five-game suspension under the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program, which was announced on July 8, 2016.
The NBA announced today that Thunder forward Mitch McGary has been suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. His ten-game suspension will begin when he has completed serving his five-game suspension under the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program, which was announced on July 8, 2016. According to the [...]
Guard O.J. Mayo was banned from the NBA earlier in the offseason for at least two years because of a violation of the NBA and NBPA's anti-drug program, but “he expects to be back on the court soon,” per TMZ Sports. According to TMZ Sports,...Show More Summary
Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry keeps reeling in the hardware, as he was named the 2016 National Basketball Players Association's Players Voice MVP on Thursday: The NBPA noted voting for the award, which was decided only...Show More Summary
LeBron James had to settle for Player You Wish Was on Your Team and Best Social Media Follow. MVP MVP MVP 2016 #PlayersVoice Awards Most Valuable Player goes to @StephenCurry30.https://t.co/a9MxBQzTvJ — NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 4, 2016 The...Show More Summary
NBA Players Break New Ground by Choosing to Fund Health Insurance for Retired NBA Players -- https://t.co/RxdTselkuH pic.twitter.com/sTETzZM9Ms — NBPA (@TheNBPA) July 27, 2016 The NBA Players Association (NBAPA) announced Wednesday that...Show More Summary
The NBPA made history by providing health insurance for ex-players.
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced Wednesday that its members have voted to foot the health insurance bill for all retired players who were in the League for at The post NBA Players’ Union to Fund Health Insurance for Retired Players appeared first on SLAMonline.
Yesterday, in pioneering fashion, the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) did something that no North American professional sports organization has ever done. The leagues Union voted unanimously to provide funding for a health insurance plan for all retired NBA players who played three or more years in the league. Show More Summary