Members of the National Basketball Players Association are in no rush to hire a search firm to help select a new executive director.
Former National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter is not helping his tainted legacy by filing a lawsuit against his former employer and NBPA President Derek Fisher. Ken Berger of CBS Sports reported on Thursday that Hunter is suing for defamation and breach of contract. Show More Summary
The founder of an investment firm that handled the National Basketball Players Association's investments and finances has been charged with fraud.
By Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo Sports Billy Hunter was ousted as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association Saturday in a unanimous vote by the players’ team representatives. LeBron James took an active role in the meeting, and spoke in a strong tone to the players, saying the union was broken and needed to be rebuilt, [...]
The National Basketball Players Association will be looking for a new executive director after removing Billy Hunter from the same position. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Hunter was removed after the verdict came down from the NBPA via a vote: Billy Hunter has been voted out as NBPA executive director, sources tell Y! Sports. Show More Summary
There’s been talk that National Basketball Players Association will oust executive director Billy Hunter at some point during the league’s All-Star Weekend in Houston. In what looks to be an attempt to save his job and credibility, the...Show More Summary
Thomas R. Ashley, Billy Hunter's lawyer, issued a statement after Hunter was placed on indefinite leave as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association.
By Sam Amick, USA TODAY Billy Hunter, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association since 1996, has been placed on indefinite leave by the union’s executive committee and appears to be on his way out permanently. The decision, which was announced by NBPA president Derek Fisher in a statement on Friday morning, comes [...]
The National Basketball Players Association has reportedly placed union chief Billy Hunter on an indefinite leave of absence. Intentions are to have Hunter removed on a permanent basis, according to Yahoo! Sports NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary
National Basketball Players Association director Billy Hunter better start looking for another job. The NBA’s biggest star,, is upset about the pending $525 million sale of the –and he’s letting his legions of followers know about it. When James, MVP of the NBA finals last season when the captured their second title, tweets things like [...]
You can spend this Monday holiday relaxing or you can delve into the 469-page, 46-exhibit independent report of the internal shortcomings of the National Basketball Players Association and its executive director, Billy Hunter. I’ve mentioned...Show More Summary
By Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo Sports National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter and union general counsel Gary Hall failed to get proper player representative approval for a five-year, $15 million contract extension for Hunter in 2010, Yahoo! Sports has learned. In a copy of the NBPA constitution and by-laws, obtained by Yahoo! Sports, Article [...]
In light of a legal investigation into Billy Hunter's activities as executive president of the National Basketball Players Association, a change needs to be made at the top. According to a Yahoo! Sports report by Adrian Wojnarowski on...Show More Summary
Billy Hunter, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, could be in danger of losing his job after reportedly failing to get the correct approval on his five-year, $15 million extension in 2010. According toShow More Summary
NEW YORK -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that they are making a commitment of $1 million to the Red Cross and other organizations, including The Salvation...Show More Summary
By Scott Soshnick, Bloomberg Billy Hunter made $3 million in salary this past year as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, a 25 percent increase over what he earned while leading the union through a season-shortening lockout that resulted in missed paychecks for the organization’s members. Hunter’s salary was disclosed in the association’s annual [...]
Billy Hunter is the executive director of the National Basketball Players' Association. He has overseen two lockouts and, last season, eventually gave back hundreds of millions of dollars annually from the players to the owners after tense negotiation. Show More Summary
The 33 year old veteran firmly believes that he still has some gas left in the tank before he takes on an executive position. Mo Evans played a very key role as a representative of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) to...Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin and three other players will maintain valuable rights in free agency after an arbitrator's ruling. The National Basketball Players Association said Friday that arbitrator Kenneth Dam affirmed its position that players claimed off waivers can use their "Bird" and "Early Bird" rights. Show More Summary
Arbitrator Kenneth Dam today affirmed the National Basketball Players Association’s position that players claimed off waivers retain their valuable “Bird” and “Early Bird” rights when they become free agents. As a result of the arbitrator’s decision, Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak of the New York Knicks will enter the 2012-13 free agency period with “Early [...]