New NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement Signed

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 — The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced today that a new Collective Bargaining Agreement has been officially signed. The seven-year agreement will take effect on July 1, 2017, and run through the 2023-24 season.


NBA Players and Board of Governors Ratify New Collective Bargaining Agreement

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2016 — The new Collective Bargaining Agreement was ratified this week by the NBA players and NBA Board of Governors. The new agreement will take effect on July 1, 2017, and run through the 2023-24 season. The parties voted based on a term sheet that outline the key deal points. Once the NBA and NBPA finish drafting and execute the complete


NBPA Statement on the Passing of Craig Sager

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Craig Sager and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers are seen after the game in Game Six of the 2016 NBA Finals on June 16, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

The NBPA released the following statement on the passing of Craig Sager: “Craig Sager was a one-of-a-kind reporter who embodied the spirit of the game of basketball in a truly colorful fashion. Through his work, he was able to connect players, coaches and fans to the game we all love. The passion and fight he displayed during his battle with cancer is an inspiration to


NBA and NBPA Reach Tentative Deal on New Collective Bargaining Agreement

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NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2016 — The NBA and NBPA have reached a tentative agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, pending ratification by players and team owners. In order to give both sides enough time to review the terms of the agreement and vote to ratify, the parties have agreed to extend the mutual deadline to opt out of the existing CBA from Dec. 15,


NBPA Names Dan Gladstone Senior Vice President, Grassroots Basketball and Business Development


NEW YORK, NY — Dan Gladstone, formerly the Vice President of Community Relations and Fan Development for the New York Knicks and New York Liberty, has joined the National Basketball Players Association as Senior Vice President, Grassroots Basketball and Business Development. In this newly created role at the NBPA, Mr. Gladstone will be responsible for creating a stakeholder engagement strategy and producing grassroots development platforms