The National Basketball Players Association won’t pick a replacement for ousted Executive Director Billy Hunter during All-Star weekend, instead using the midseason break to introduce the finalists to the organization’s leadership, according to Ron Klempner, the union’s acting executive director.
Billy Hunter, the ousted National Basketball Players Association executive director, suffered another loss in his breach of contract lawsuit when a judge dismissed all claims against the union’s ex-president.
Billy Hunter, the ousted National Basketball Players Association executive director, will be able to pursue his breach of contract claims against the union after a court ruling in Van Nuys, California, his lawyer said.
Billy Hunter was fired as the National Basketball Association players union’s executive director, a move he called “preordained” following a probe that concluded he put his own interests ahead of the group.
Domonique Foxworth, president of the National Football League Players Association, is a candidate to replace Billy Hunter as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, two people with direct knowledge of the organization’s search said.
National Basketball Association players should consider replacing Billy Hunter as their union chief after he focused on personal interests ahead of the organization, New York law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison said after a nine-month investigation.