Voting has already begun for the first annual Basketball Players Awards to be held in Las Vegas this July. The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) revealed the categories for this The post NBA Players Union Unveils ‘Basketball Players Awards’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The National Basketball Players Association revealed its categories for the inaugural Basketball Players Awards Monday. Bleacher Report's Howard Beck tweeted a breakdown of the accolades and provided additional details from the NBPA: These awards will offer a unique, player-influenced perspective on the NBA's very best. Show More Summary
In response to significant input from its members, the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) confirmed today that they will launch the first annual Basketball Players Awards in Las Vegas this July. In the time honored tradition...Show More Summary
The NBA and NBPA announce that testing for human-growth hormone (hGH) will begin next season.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced today that blood testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) will commence under the league's anti-drug program, effective with the 2015-16 NBA season.
The NBA and the NBA players’ union are seeking more information on the early-morning nightclub incident in which Thabo Sefolosha suffered a broken leg that will sideline him the rest of the season. Videos shot by witnesses and obtained by TMZ appear to show five New York City police officers wrestling Sefolosha to the pavement […]
The NBPA is creating its own set of awards, with NBA players voting for their peers, but not everyone is thrilled with the idea of the “Players Choice Awards”. While The post John Wall Worried That ‘Pride and Ego’ Will Ruin Player Votes on Awards appeared first on SLAMonline.
According to USA Today, the NBPA will vote on a series of end-of-season awards, including MVP and Man of the Year, presumably out of an abiding hatred of basketball reporters. Read more...
The NBA’s $24 billion media rights deal will push the salary cap up rather dramatically, something the League would like to control through “smoothing”. The NBPA isn’t trying to hear The post NBA Says Players Union Disagrees With ‘Smoothing’ Salary Cap Increase appeared first on SLAMonline.
Michele Roberts, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, has made no secret about her feelings regarding the NBA's age limit on incoming rookies. Now the union's general counsel, Gary Kohlman, is attacking the rule. Show More Summary
The NBPA's general counsel suggested the current NBA's age limit -- and any increases that may come in the future -- is hypocritical and wouldn't be in place if the league was majority white. The NBA age minimum is sure to be a contentious point in the next NBA labor negotiations. Show More Summary
An attorney for the union representing NBA players strongly indicated Thursday that the association will want players to again have the age limit for going pro lowered in the next round of collective bargaining.
We’ve seen plenty of pushback from athletes against the media recently, from Marshawn Lynch to Kevin Durant, and some of that appears to have moved on to at least one key union executive: Michele Roberts, the head of the NBA Players’ Association. Show More Summary
LeBron James has been the NBA's biggest star and spokesman for a few years now, so it's only fitting he would hold one of the top positions within the National Basketball Players Association. Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report confirmed...Show More Summary
LeBron James will take on a senior position in the players union, serving under NBPA president Chris Paul. LeBron James was elected the vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, putting him second in command to president Chris Paul, according to reports. Show More Summary
The NBA announced today that Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Sanders’ suspension will begin on Monday, Jan. 19, when the Bucks host the Toronto Raptors, and will continue until he is in full compliance [...]
The NBA announced today that Larry Sanders of the Milwaukee Bucks has been suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Sanders' suspension will begin on Monday, Jan. 19, when the Bucks host the Toronto Raptors, and will continue until he is in full compliance with his treatment program.
NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts today announced that Jordan Schlachter, the Executive Vice President for The Marketing Arm's sports marketing and sponsorship consulting practice, has been appointed as the NBPA's first ever Chief Marketing Officer ("CMO").
I admire Paul Tierstein, MD's honest attempt to create a greatly simplified alternative to the ABMS's Maintenance of Certification® (MOC) program called the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS). I hope he's successful,...Show More Summary
Basketball fans have about 10 more days to help the NBA Players Association design a new logo -- and perhaps win a trip to the All-Star game.