While the National Basketball Players Association and parties around the NBA are busy discussing the NBA's "cap smoothing" proposal and its potential implications for another lockout, everyone else is wondering why the topic is even on the table at all. Show More Summary
The National Basketball Players' Association announced today that it has rejected the league's "cap smoothing" proposal, an idea floated by commissioner Adam Silver that was supposed to be an artful way of dealing with the massive influx of cash that will be coming into the league once the new TV deals kick in. Show More Summary
The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17 season, the league announced Wednesday. Show More Summary
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
National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts took plenty of deserved criticism for her comments last week about media members “standing around” in locker rooms and not asking questions, but she’s since backed...Show More Summary
The NBA Players Association executive director spoke to SB Nation about her recent comments on appropriate media behavior in the locker room. Last week, Michele Roberts, head of the National Basketball Players Association, was quoted...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
Sherrie Deans has been hired as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation.
In a WSJ Live video segment, National Basketball Players Association executive vice president of strategy and development Chrysa Chin joined Moneybeat to discuss how the union prepares players to deal with the modern spotlight, especially at such a young age.
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) is ready to file an appeal on behalf of Charlotte’s Jeff Taylor for the 24-game suspension exacted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for a domestic violence misdemeanor. The NBPA insists...Show More Summary
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver fired back at Michele Roberts, the new leader of the National Basketball Players Association over an ESPN interview, in which she questioned long-held standards governing player-owner relations and intimated that the players would take a stronger stance in the next round of labor negotiations. In an interview with Pablo S. Torre, […]
The NBPA's executive director is bringing the heat on the league. Michele Roberts is bringing the heat in her first year as the National Basketball Players' Association executive director, and her criticism of NBA leadership came out strongly again on Thursday, this time in an interview with ESPN The Magazine's Pablo S. Show More Summary
Recently appointed National Basketball Players Association head Michele Roberts has drawn a line in the proverbial sand. The first woman to lead the organization said NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s “cries of poverty” will not deter the NBPA from its plans to opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement in 2017, Yahoo Sports reports. She also […]
Former NFL cornerback and NFL Players Association president Domonique Foxworth is set to cross the sports spectrum to become the chief operating officer of the National Basketball Players Association. Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg News...Show More Summary
Here is how National Basketball Players Association executive director Michelle Roberts introduced herself to NBAers at a crucial meeting this summer: “My past,” she told the room, “is littered with […] The post NBA Players Union Director Offended By Maximum Salaries appeared first on SLAMonline.
Here’s the Boston Globe reporting on the National Basketball Players Association and their recent news: History was quietly made this week by an organization that desperately needs positive publicity, with Michele Roberts working feverishly...Show More Summary
The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union. Roberts received 32 of 36 votes in a process that was completed in the early morning hours of Tuesday. The Washington trial lawyer defeated tech industry CEO Dean Garfield and Dallas [...]
The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American male sports union.
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) elected attorney Michele A. Roberts as its executive director, making her the first woman to run a players' association in a major U.S. sport. Roberts responded after winning the job,...Show More Summary