Michele Roberts Rumors

Michele Roberts to seek new deal with NBPA

With an original four-year agreement set to expire in September, Michele Roberts plans to seek a new contract as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, sources tell ESPN. Roberts plans to send a formal letter of her intentions to the union’s executive committee in the near future, sources said.
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Jeff Zilgitt: NBPA exec. director Michele Roberts: “We took some important steps in identifying existing frustrations for both sides. Now with that information, we plan to move forward and continue to work together to find solutions that will enhance the on-court experience for both parties.”

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Your winter meeting is Friday. Can you share what is on the agenda? Michele Roberts: “Not much. It will be a discussion of some of the issues that have been in the news. There has been a lot of buzz from the start of the year about medical marijuana. A lot of players are interested in knowing what that is all about, so we will have some conversations about that. [NBA commissioner] Adam [Silver] has revisited the issue on one-and-done, but there are some conversations we will have with the league about that. I wanted to get some input from players about that.
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