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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 […]


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 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 16, 2011

NBA Lockout: Derek Fisher Denies Player Dissention, NBA Players, Owners Meeting Cohen

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The NBA lockout has already cost two weeks of NBA basketball of the 2011-2012 season. With no deal reached on Saturday, the NBA lockout continues and NBA owners and players are set to meet federal mediator George Cohen in New York on Tuesday to settle the issue, according to reports by several international news sites […]