National Basketball Players Association - the best personalized free web-based Email en en National Basketball Players Association NBA players union complains about Jackson's Carmelo comments NEW YORK (AP) — If players can't publicly ask for a trade, management shouldn't be able to encourage one. That was the message from the National Basketball Players Association to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver following New York Knicks President Phil Jackson's comments regarding Carmelo Anthony. Jackson said Friday that the Knicks haven't... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:40:00 GMT 2017-04-16T02:40:00Z The Latest: Davis breaks Wilt's record, West wins 197-182 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Sunday night's All-Star game (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Anthony Davis scored an All-Star game record 52 points in his home arena, and the Western Conference squad defeated the East 192-182 on Sunday night. Davis broke the record of 42 points set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1962. Russell W... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:57:00 GMT 2017-02-20T03:57:00Z NBPA officers express concern over Oakley-Knicks conflict NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officers with the National Basketball Players Association said Friday that the problems between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan could impact decisions future free agents make about playing for the New York Knicks. Oakley was removed from MSG earlier this month, pulled away by security guards, handcuffed, ar... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:53:00 GMT 2017-02-18T02:53:00Z NBA, players complete process of ratifying new labor deal The votes are in, and labor peace in the NBA is virtually assured for several years. The National Basketball Players Association has completed its process of voting to approve the terms of the next collective bargaining agreement between the league and its players, which was tentatively agreed upon last week. All that's left to do now is for the sides to sign the deal, which... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 00:19:00 GMT 2016-12-24T00:19:00Z AP Sources: Owners pass new labor deal, players next A new labor deal in the NBA is on the verge of being finalized, after owners voted Wednesday to approve a proposed seven-year collective bargaining agreement that was tentatively agreed to last week. The owners' vote was unanimous and players are expected to finish casting their ballots in the coming days, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:29:00 GMT 2016-12-21T23:29:00Z AP Interview: Union president Chris Paul talks labor deal MIAMI (AP) — Chris Paul faced great uncertainty when he became president of the National Basketball Players Association three years ago. The league was changing commissioners, the union was seeking a new executive director and another round of labor strife seemed unavoidable. That was then. Whatever fears there were in 2013 are gone now, with the league a... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 23:14:00 GMT 2016-12-15T23:14:00Z Game on: NBA players pleased about proposed labor deal MIAMI (AP) — Washington Wizards guard John Wall didn't even need to see the details of the tentative collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and its players before drawing his conclusion. "It's a lot better than having a lockout," Wall said. Such was the sentiment around much of the NBA on Wednesday night, when it was announced ... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:10:00 GMT 2016-12-15T11:10:00Z