When he was president of the NBA players' association
and then the coaches' association, Tommy Heinsohn helped secure pensions for both groups.
NEW YORK: The head of the NBA Players' Association
is expressing his support for playing overseas during the lockout.
How different would Thursday night's NBA Draft have looked if the not for the collective bargain agreement reached between the league and the NBA Players' Association
three years ago?
The NBA Players' Association
now is representing the women as well as the men, and I only hope it does a better job, though you can bet it won't, The NBA players talked tough when they were locked out, but when the owners threatened to use replacement players (read scabs), the players folded like a pair of treys in a no-limit poker game.
James sent a standard letter to the NBA players' association
on Monday saying he had terminated Goodwin, union spokesman Dan Wasserman said.
Billy Hunter, the executive director of the NBA Players' Association
, said he was opposed to an age limit but added that he concurred with Stern that a 14-year-old should not be allowed to enter the NBA.
To cover himself, Madkins said he contacted the NBA Players' Association
before accepting the invitation to what amounts to a three-day tryout (the squad will be selected Saturday and the team will leave Wednesday for Greece by way of Monaco and Rome).