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NBPA Basketball Players Awards Winners 2015: Results and Twitter Reaction

The first-ever National Basketball Players Association Awards were handed out Sunday, July 19 in Las Vegas, but the results of the voting were revealed in a nationally televised broadcast Tuesday evening. While the league's officialShow More Summary

NBA players gather for awards show, union meeting

NBA commissioner Adam Silver insists a "significant number" of teams are losing money. But several players waking the red carpet Sunday night at the National Basketball Players Association's Players Awards insist they need to see proof before they believe Silver's claim.

NBA Players Union Looks Forward to Examining League Finances

National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts responded Thursday to League commissioner Adam Silver’s assertion that a “significant number of teams” are losing money. Roberts, though careful to avoid The post NBA Players Union Looks Forward to Examining League Finances appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBPA Responds to Adam Silver's Claim Several NBA Teams Are Losing Money

The National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts responded to the claim made by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver that numerous teams are losing money. David Aldridge of TNT reported the statement Roberts made Thursday: Under the CBA, we do not have a gross compensation system. Show More Summary

Paul, Deng, Gasol brothers headline first NBA game in Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today the full rosters for the first NBA game in Africa, which will take place Aug. 1 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.

NBA Union Likely To Soon Start Paying Ex-Players’ Health Care Costs

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Tired of hearing stories of former players not being able to afford medical care, National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts and the union’s executives are readying a proposal for the league's player representatives...Show More Summary

The NBPA Wants to Pay for Former Players’ Health Insurance

National Basketball Players Association head Michele Roberts is pushing to allocate millions to former NBAers’ health-care insurance costs, reports Yahoo! Sports. The dollars would come out of the League’s massive The post The NBPA Wants to Pay for Former Players’ Health Insurance appeared first on SLAMonline.

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 months 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

4 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

5 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

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