Michele Roberts’ Statement on Phil Jackson’s Comments on Carmelo Anthony

NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts released the following statement regarding the recent comments by Knicks President Phil Jackson on Carmelo Anthony: NEW YORK, NY, April 15, 2017­ — “We voiced with the Commissioner today our view on the inappropriate comments by Knicks President Phil Jackson. If players under contract cannot, under threat of league discipline, speak openly about their desire to be employed elsewhere, we expect






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NBPA Statement on the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team

NEW YORK, March 25, 2017 — The NBPA issued the following statement in support of the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team: “The National Basketball Players Association stands in solidarity with the efforts by the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team to secure fair and just treatment for its players.”






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NBPA Statement on Joakim Noah

The NBPA released the following statement on Joakim Noah: NEW YORK, March 25, 2017 — “After a thorough investigation, the National Basketball Players Association believes that Joakim Noah did not intentionally or knowingly violate any policy of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Under the recently negotiated CBA effective July 1, a player’s unintentional ingestion of a prohibited substance would be taken into consideration, and we believe the conduct






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NBA and NBPA Announce Second NBA Africa Game This Summer in Johannesburg

NEW YORK AND JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 18, 2017 — The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced today that NBA Africa Game 2017, the NBA’s second game in Africa, will take place Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa. The announcement was made at the annual NBA Africa All-Star Luncheon in New Orleans by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NBPA Executive






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Video: NBPA All-Star Press Conference

NEW ORLEANS — On Friday at The Ritz-Carlton, the NBPA hosted a media availability to discuss the recently-completed collective bargaining agreement, the future business of the Players Association and other matters involving the players. Representing the NBPA were President Chris Paul, Vice President Anthony Tolliver, Secretary-Treasurer James Jones, Executive Director Michele Roberts and Chief Marketing Officer Jordan Schlachter. Here’s the full press conference:






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