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.
Chris Paul was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers six days after the National Basketball Association rejected a deal that would have sent the All-Star guard to the Los Angeles Lakers, who share a home arena with the Clippers.
Joe Lacob leaped out of his courtside seat as the final shot arched toward the basket. As it swished through for a Golden State victory, the venture capitalist and Warriors owner danced onto the court.