NBA players' union boss Billy Hunter used union funds to back former NBA forward Charles Smith's attempt to overthrow the National Basketball Retired Players Association, sources say.
Add Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson, former NBA All-Star Steve Smith and current Boston Celtics standout Paul Pierce to the list of players that have agreed to play in the "Obama Classic Basketball Game." Take Dwight Howard off that same list.
No labor deal, and soon NBA teams could miss the start of training camps.
Players who were on NBA rosters last season have been told by the players' union that checks worth a total of nearly $190 million will be coming their way this month, a source said.
Who are the brightest non-stars out there? Ric Bucher identifies his annual All-Quasar team.
The NBA players union will announce Derek Fisher will take over as its president during All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas.
Golden State hopes to open a new book with former Stanford coach Mike Montgomery.