Google Inc. Chief Legal Officer David Drummond is among the six people chosen by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to serve on the committee that will help pick the next executive director of the National Basketball Association players’ union.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson will lead a new committee created to find the next leader of the National Basketball Association players’ union, a process that will aim to hire an executive director before next season.
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.
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.
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.