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NBA Players Elect First Female Union Chief

AP | By BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.30.2014 | Sports

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers....

NBA Players Were Ready To Boycott

AP | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA players strongly considered boycotting playoff games if Commissioner Adam Silver hadn't ruled harshly against Los Angeles Cli...

NBA Players Want Maximum Punishment For Sterling

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports

The ball is in NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's court. In word and deed, the league's players have made their stance on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donal...

NBP Players' Union Responds To Clippers Owner's Alleged Racist Comments

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Sports

National Basketball Players Association president Chris Paul and Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson both issued statements on Saturday regarding the racis...

NBA Players Union Under Investigation

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.27.2012 | Business

The union that represents NBA players said Friday it is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan. The announcement from the Natio...

Ron Dicker

Loan Ranger Rides To Rescue For Locked-Out NBA Players

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

After locked-out NBA players missed what would have been their first paychecks last week -- an average of $425,000 -- a Beverly Hills financial firm a...

Historic Blunder, Anyone?

Mark Heisler | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports
Mark Heisler

Of course, NBA players would be out of their gourds to reject 50 percent of revenue because it's not 51 percent, a difference of, oh, $400 million over 10 years... compared to the $780 million they lose in a 50-game season... or $2 billion if there's no season.

NBA Players Reject 'Ultimatum' From Owners

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports

By BRIAN MAHONEY, Associated Press NEW YORK -- NBA players rejected the league's latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, likely jeopard...

A Brief Primer on Contract Negotiations

David Macaray | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
David Macaray

With organized labor so prominently in the news these days, it might be helpful to explain how contract negotiations actually work.

Who Might Finally End Solve The NBA Lockout?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- The emails come with increasing frequency, frustrated and sarcastic, quick to comment on the "geniuses" at work whenever the NBA owners and...

NBA Clings To A Fragile Position

Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

Give them credit, they have been consistent. The NBA has always said that they want two things from a new CBA: To adjust player salaries so that ow...

The Moment The NBA Labor Negotiations Fell Apart

ESPN | Henry Abbott | Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

David Stern, Billy Hunter, Derek Fisher, Adam Silver, Spurs owner Peter Holt, union lawyers Ron Klempner and Jeffrey Kessler ... with various others d...

Where are the NBA Superstars During the Lockout?

Thomas Alter | Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

There's a lot of blame to go around for the train wreck that is the NBA right now, but we've heard nothing but publicist jargon from all of the NBA's stars so far.

NBA Takes Legal Action Against Players

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 10.02.2011 | Sports

Trying to head off the chance of an antitrust lawsuit from the NBA Players Association, the league went ahead and beat the union to court. The NBA fi...