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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14:  Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association speaks at a press conference after National Basketball Players Association  met to discuss the current CBA offer at Westin Times Square on November 14, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Hunter Voted Out As Head Of NBA Players Union

Billy Hunter was ousted unanimously as executive director of the union by NBA players who said Saturday they will “no longer be divided, misled, misinformed.”

02/16/2013

NBA Commissioner David Stern (R) and Adam Silver announce that a lockout will go ahead as NBA labor negotiations break down on June 30, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Experts Say NBA Players Face Tough Legal Fight

Now that NBA players are preparing to take the labor fight with the owners to the courtroom, some legal experts expect them to face a daunting challenge in an antitrust lawsuit.

11/14/2011

NBA Labor Negotiations Continue As Deadline Looms

Players Reject NBA’s Offer & Begin To Disband Union

Union executive director Billy Hunter says the players’ association is prepared to file antitrust action against the NBA. He says this is the best situation for “players can get their due process.”

11/14/2011

(Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Players Meeting To Discuss League’s Offer

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks, Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers and Jason Terry of the Dallas Mavericks are among the players participating in Wednesday’s session with the union leadership.

11/08/2011

Basketball, Generic, Sports, Ball, Hoops

NBA Players Discuss Decertification

With labor talks set to resume Saturday, a group of NBA players has reportedly discussed decertifying their union.

11/04/2011

(Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Marathon Session Ends After 15 Hours

The talks Wednesday into Thursday morning were about the salary cap system, and Commissioner David Stern said they likely will stick with that issue when they resume.

10/27/2011

Owner Mark Cuban of the Dallas Mavericks looks on at a Mavs game. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NBA: Union, Not Cuban, Proposed Eliminating Cap

The NBA players’ association, not Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, proposed the elimination of the salary cap during negotiations aimed at ending months of labor strife, a league official said.

10/25/2011

NBA Board of Governors Press Conference

NBA Labor Talks Turn Nasty As Negotiations End

Three days and 30 hours’ worth of talks couldn’t produce a new labor deal, so NBA owners and players walked away without knowing when they will meet again.

10/21/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern (R) and Adam Silver announce that a lockout will go ahead as NBA labor negotiations break down on June 30, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Stern Seeks Quick Results As NBA Heads To Mediation

The NBA and players’ association are ready to try mediation, and Commissioner David Stern wants results quickly.

10/17/2011