Press Releases

Statement of NBPA Acting Executive Director Ron Klempner Regarding the Atlanta Hawks

Posted September 08, 2014

We’ve had continuing discussions with the league office about the incidents of disturbing statements attributed to representatives of the Atlanta Hawks’ franchise. We recognize that there is an ongoing investigation regarding the circumstances, and we will continue to monitor these events and take any action we deem appropriate.

NBPA Statement Regarding Donald Sterling

Posted April 26, 2014

On behalf of the National Basketball Players Association, this is a very serious issue which we will address aggressively. We have asked...

NBPA Press Release (April 7, 2014)

Posted April 07, 2014

NBPA announces former All-Star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to lead committee to finalize Executive Director search

NBPA Press Release (November 27, 2012)

Posted November 27, 2012

STATEMENT OF NBPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR G. WILLIAM HUNTER ON THE PASSING OF FORMER MLBPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARVIN MILLER

NBPA Press Release (October 25, 2012)

Posted October 25, 2012

STATEMENT OF NBPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WILLIAM HUNTER REGARDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT NBA COMMISSIONER DAVID STERN IS STEPPING DOWN

NBPA Press Release (June 12, 2012)

Posted June 12, 2012

In light of Father’s Day coming up this Sunday, 11-year NBA veteran and father of three Etan Thomas will be hosting two celebrity panels on the topic of fatherhood featuring a number of high-profile dads who...

NBPA Press Release (March 23, 2012)

Posted March 23, 2012

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) offers its condolences to the family and loved ones of Trayvon Martin in their time of need. The NBPA is saddened and horrified by the tragic murder of Mr. Martin and...

NBPA Press Release (February 25, 2011)

Posted February 25, 2011

New York, February 25, 2011 -- “Last night’s vote by the Wisconsin Assembly was an attempt to undermine organized labor and the men and women across the country who depend on their unions for a voice in the workplace. The NBPA proudly supports our brothers and sisters in Wisconsin...

NBPA Press Release (October 19, 2010)

Posted October 19, 2010

New York, October 21, 2010 -- The National Basketball Players Association has sent the following letter to the members of the Greek Basketball Players Union (PSAK) in support of their potential strike: