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The National Basketball Players’ Association Will Begin Search For A New Executive Director

The National Baskball Players’ Association (NBPA) has announced that the search for the successor of current Executive Director Michele Roberts will begin. Practicing forward thinking, the NBPA has acknowledged the importance of putting together a strategy for filling such a valuable role within the organization. Roberts was elected in 2014 and has been instrumental in […]

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Danielle Cantor, NBA’s Only Female Agent With A Client, Inks Huge Deal For Malcolm Brogdon

There are around 100 NBPA agents who have clients under contract for the 2019-2020 season, according to HoopsHype. Only one of those agents is a female, Danielle Cantor. Cantor recently helped her client Malcolm Brogdon sign a new deal with the Indiana Pacers. The former Milwaukee Bucks guard and 2017 Rookie of the Year played […]

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NBPA General Counsel Gary Kohlman To Retire

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced yesterday that its General Counsel, Gary Kohlman, will retire at the end of the month. Kohlman was with the NBPA for the last four years, in which he successfully led the Association’s legal team in collective bargaining negotiations. He plans to return to Washington, D.C., where he previously […]

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First Woman NBPA Executive Director Discusses New Role

After 18 months without an Executive Director, the NBPA recently hired Michele Roberts to lead the union.  A University of California (Berkeley) law graduate, Roberts now becomes the first woman to lead a major U.S. sports union.  The Bronx, New York native chatted with SportsBusiness Journal’s labor and agent reporter, Liz Mullen, about her new […]