NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 17, 2017 — During the annual All-Star meeting of the Board of Player Representatives of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday, six-time All-Star Pau Gasol of the San Antonio Spurs was elected to serve on the union’s Executive Committee. “With the number of international players in our game continuing to grow, it’s very important for us to make sure that their interests are
The National Basketball Players Association released the following statement on the passing of the Executive Director of the National Basketball Coaches Association, Michael Goldberg: NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2017 — “For over 40 years, Michael Goldberg worked tirelessly for the betterment of NBA coaches and was an integral part of the growth of the game domestically and internationally. His tremendous leadership and compassion for the lives
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.
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
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