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Feb 17, 2013

NBA players oust Billy Hunter as union’s Executive Director

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The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) ousted Billy Hunter as its executive director during the 2013 All Star Weekend on Saturday, February 16, 2013. NBPA logo Credit: nbpa.org During Saturday’s meeting, players’ representatives reportedly voted unanimously, 24-0, to oust Hunter from the union. Only six teams were not represented during the voting. Hunter has been […]


Jun 22, 2012

LeBron James wins 2012 NBA Finals MVP, with Miami Heat winning the 2012 NBA Championship title (Video)

LeBron James wins 2012 NBA Finals MVP, with Miami Heat winning the 2012 NBA Championship title (Video)
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Miami Heat‘s LeBron James won the 2012 NBA Finals MVP on Thursday, June 21, 2012, as shown the video below, after his team beat Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 (121-106) of the best-of-seven finals series and eventually won the 2012 NBA Championship title, which was held in Miami. LeBron James, raising his hand while […]


Apr 25, 2012

NBA: Metta World Peace suspended for seven games after elbow foul to James Harden

Metta World Peace foul
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Metta World Peace, formerly named Ron Artest, has been suspended for seven games without pay after throwing elbow foul to James Harden’s head during last Sunday’s game, who later apologized noting that it was not intentional. Metta World Peace, hitting his elbow on James Harden’s head Image Credit: NBA video As announced by NBA on […]


Dec 1, 2011

NBA lockout update: Teams allowed to practice on December 9 although players still need to vote

NBA lockout update: Teams allowed to practice on December 9 although players still need to vote
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 1 comment

All the teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA) are now allowed to resume their practice although their players will still have to vote for the proposed labor deal, which will end the 5-month NBA lockout. Dwyane Wade (left) and Lebron James Image Credit: Getty Images As noted at US news sites on Wednesday, November […]


Nov 26, 2011

NBA lockout possibly over, tentative deal with games expected to start on Christmas Day

NBA lockout possibly over, tentative deal with games expected to start on Christmas Day
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 3 comments

Updated: November 30, 2011 11:50 p.m. Read NBA lockout update: Teams allowed to practice on December 9 although players still need to vote The five-month old NBA lockout could possibly be over, after tentative deal was made and games for 2011-2012 Season are expected to start on December 25, 2011, Christmas Day. Former NBPA Executive […]


Nov 17, 2011

NBA lockout update: NBA games until December 15 canceled, players files lawsuits

NBA lockout update: NBA games until December 15 canceled, players files lawsuits
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 2 comments

Updated: November 26, 2011 6:28 p.m. Read NBA lockout possibly over, tentative deal with games expected to start on Christmas Day With the ongoing NBA lockout, NBA games through December 15 have been reportedly canceled, and NBA players were noted to have filed a lawsuit against the basketball league. NBA Commissioner David Stern Image Credit: […]


Nov 6, 2011

NBA lockout 2011 talks end with no finished deal, deadline instead

NBA lockout 2011 talks end with no finished deal, deadline instead
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 4 comments

Updated: November 17, 2011 1:34 a.m. Read NBA lockout update: NBA games until December 15 canceled, players files lawsuits The ongoing NBA lockout meeting on Saturday, November 5, 2011 lasted for more than 8 hours but ended without a finished deal, but rather a deadline, which puts the 2011-2012 NBA Season in doubt. NBPA President […]


Oct 25, 2011

NBA lockout update: More canceled games being expected, reports say

NBA lockout update: More canceled games being expected, reports say
By in Basketball, Sports, United States, World 2 comments

Updated: November 6, 2011 5:50 p.m. Read NBA lockout 2011 talks end with no finished deal, deadline instead The ongoing NBA lockout is being expected to continue and more games will be canceled or at least two more weeks of its season, due to labor issues between team owners and players union. NBPA Executive Director […]


Oct 11, 2011

NBA lockout update: 2011-2012 Season first 2 weeks canceled

NBA lockout update: 2011-2012 Season first 2 weeks canceled
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 1 comment

Updated: November 6, 2011 5:50 p.m. Read NBA lockout 2011 talks end with no finished deal, deadline instead The first two weeks of the NBA 2011-2012 Season have been declared canceled after team owners and players were not able to reach a new labor deal, which could have ended the NBA lockout. NBA Commissioner David […]