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Stern Sees Sterling Saga Ending Well, Lauds Silver

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA’s handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will “end well” for the league. 565 more words

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Meet the First Woman to Run a Major U.S. Pro Sports Union

“I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about breaking a glass ceiling,” says Michele Roberts, the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). 1,203 more words

Report: 76ers Upset At Potential Lottery Overhaul

(CBS) With a widely utilized approach taken to a shameless extent, the Philadelphia 76ers have spent the last few seasons tanking and set themselves up to do so again next year. 343 more words

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NBPA Elects First Female Union Head

(CBSMiami/AP) — Growing up in a house with one TV and two older brothers, basketball has been something that Michele Roberts has enjoyed since a very early age. 836 more words

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NBPA Elects First Female Union Head

The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American male sports union. 127 more words

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Report: NBA is considering week-long All-Star break

The NBA is considering having a week-long All-Star break, according to a report from Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel.

The move, which would give players seven days off between games in mid-February, would result in an increase of one or two back-to-back sets per team for the coming season, a party familiar with the process said.

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