National Basketball Association

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National Basketball Association

(NBA) US professional body formed in 1949 by the merger of the National Basketball League (NBL) and the Basketball Association of America (BAA).
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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.
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.
And in November, Billy Hunter, executive director of the NBA Players' Association, told Mother Jones, "In light of the league's success over the past 10 years, we're prepared to help.