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The Legacy of 'The Hat Lady': Green-Room Reflections from an NBA Draft Icon

"The godmother of the NBA." That's how former player Roger Mason Jr., now the National Basketball Players Association's deputy executive director, refers to Chrysa Chin, who worked for the union and then the league spanning more than 20 years. Show More Summary

BET Networks To Air NBPA’s ‘Basketball Player Awards’

BET Networks is partnering with the National Basketball Players Association to air the 1st Annual Basketball Player Awards, voted on by NBA’s active players. The awards will tape in Las Vegas on July 10 to air exclusively on BET Networks. Show More Summary

NBA Agents Face Major Increase In Dues - Upwards Of $15,000

Rich Paul is the agent of record for NBA superstar LeBron James.  If Paul earns the full 4% commission (the National Basketball Players Association caps agent fees at 4%) from James' 2014-15 on-court income, then Paul will receive a total fee of $825,776 for that one season.  But the vast [...]

Sports News in Brief: NBA Players Association Calls For Increased Referee Presence In High-Foul Areas

2 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

NEW YORK—Noting that the rampant problem has devastated rosters across the league, representatives from the National Basketball Players Association demanded an increased referee presence in high-foul areas, sources confirmed Friday.Show More Summary

NBPA Plans to Investigate League's Concussion Protocol

On the heels of Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson suffering head injuries in the Western Conference Finals, the National Basketball Players Association is set to investigate the effectiveness of the league's...Show More Summary

NBA Players Union Unveils ‘Basketball Players Awards’

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.

NBPA Basketball Players Awards: Full List of Categories and Reaction

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

NBPA unveils first-ever Basketball Players Awards

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

Chris Paul and Luol Deng to Play in NBA Exhibition in South Africa

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association jointly announced Wednesday that it will hold its first exhibition in Africa on Aug.1. LA Clippers All-star guard Chris Paul and Miami Heat The post Chris Paul and Luol Deng to Play in NBA Exhibition in South Africa appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA, NBPA to introduce HGH testing into anti-drug program

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.

LeBron James Would Get LeBron James' Vote For MVP This Season

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Who would get LeBron James' vote for this season’s Most Valuable Player? Why, LeBron James, of course. On Wednesday, the National Basketball Players Association announced that NBA players will be able to vote in their own regular-season...Show More Summary

Bucher Rant: Many in NBA 'Convinced' of Another Lockout Next Summer

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 NBA Players Union Just Announced It's Ready To Make War On Owners

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

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

NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

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

NBPA to Seek Lower Age Limit: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

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

Michele Roberts’ latest comments illustrate the disturbing public villainization of sports media

4 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

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

Michele Roberts explains her controversial comments about the media

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 Elected Vice President of NBPA

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 elected NBPA vice president, per reports

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

NBA players union foundation hires Deans

Sherrie Deans has been hired as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation.

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