The NBA Players Union Made Two Big Decisions Yesterday

The NBA's All-Star Weekend is mostly just a 72 hour party with some "basketball" thrown in there to give everybody a break from partying, but some important business is conducted too. Perhaps the most important is the National Basketball Player's Association (NBPA) meeting, which happens every All-Star weekend as it's… » 2/14/15 5:50pm 2/14/15 5:50pm

NBA Union Chief: Owners Don't Matter And Are Replaceable 

Michele Roberts's pitch to NBA players was simple: "My past," she said during her interview, "is littered with the bones of men who were foolish enough to think I was someone they could sleep on." If any NBA owners were still sleeping on the new head of the NBPA, they'd best stay woke from here on in. Because going by… » 11/13/14 9:35am 11/13/14 9:35am

Instead Of Watching Basketball, Let's Read One Of The NBA Players'…

Two separate groups representing NBA players filed antitrust lawsuits against the NBA yesterday—one, filed by the trade association's carefully selected legal team in California, has five plaintiffs including Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant; the other names players Ben Gordon, Anthony Tolliver, Derrick Williams and… » 11/16/11 1:15pm 11/16/11 1:15pm

The Website For NBA Players Association Now Reads "Error 404:…

Of course, it's not representative of a real computer error; just a human failure to make a labor agreement that would provide professional basketball to a fan base that is growing more and more impatient and resigned to the fact that we may, very well, be without a season this year. Thus: » 11/14/11 8:35pm 11/14/11 8:35pm

"It's A Pretty Obscure Lockout. You Probably Haven't Heard Of It."

Here's a photo of some NBA players who spent the day getting thrown up against a wall by David Stern. We'll save our discussion of BRI split for another day. For now, I'd like to draw your attention to the man in the hipster-snug flannel shirt, Baron Davis, looking very much like the lost black member of Fleet Foxes. » 9/30/11 7:55pm 9/30/11 7:55pm