Hunter Voted Out As Head Of NBA Players' Union Billy Hunter was ousted from his job as executive director of the union in a unanimous vote by NBA players who said Saturday they will "no longer be divided, misled, misinformed."
NBA Union Head Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.
Muller: Miss NBA Basketball? Blame SternDon’t blame the owners for the lack of professional basketball in the middle of November. Don’t blame the players for nixing the latest offer earlier this week, thus extending the delay until at least mid-December, and quite possibly, until the 2012-13 season.
Rovell: Kobe Lost $1.05 MM Tuesday The NBA lockout has effectively whipped out more than a month and a half of the season, and Tuesday, the players experienced what it really feels like to be unemployed.
Johnson: NBA Players Tired Of Being BulliedThe NBA Player's Association's decision to reject the NBA's latest offer and disband as a union could spell the end of any hope for a basketball season in 2011-12.
Players Reject NBA's Offer, Begin To Disband UnionThe NBA players have rejected the league's latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.
Schuster: Will The NBA Return Next Week Or Are We Being Teased Again?If any of you have followed me on the station, or Facebook or Twitter you know that I am a die hard hoops junkie. All levels of the sport are cool but the ultimate for me is the NBA and I have been going crazy without it during this prolonged lockout.
NBA Players: Plan B If No SeasonAs it seems more and more likely the players will not take the owners’ recent 50-50 revenue split, the likelihood of there being a season will continue to drop, but that doesn’t mean the ball will stop bouncing for LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and others.
Ham: Have The NBA Players Met The Real Enemy?LeBron James might be a load to handle on the court, but in the NBA labor quagmire he’s got nothing on a swamp turtle named Pogo, a comic pages pundit with a labor lesson for LeBron and the NBA players. “We have met the enemy, and the enemy is us,” said Pogo, the resident sage of cartoonist Walt Kelly’s Okefenokee Swamp.
Hanley: Time Is Running Out On NBAWednesday will be the league's D-Day, according to commissioner David Stern.
NBA Talks Set, But Decertification Reports SurfaceThe announcement Thursday that negotiations to end the NBA lockout would resume were followed by reports that some players are investigating the possibility of decertifying the union.
Berger Breaks Down NBA LockoutTalks to end the NBA lockout broke down Friday afternoon, and Ken Berger of CBS Sports joined The Boers and Bernstein Show to discuss the current state of negotiations.