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NBA Players Association votes to oust Billy Hunter as director

Oklahoman Published: February 16, 2013
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With a unanimous vote and a three-minute news conference, the National Basketball Players Association ousted Billy Hunter as executive director on Saturday, CBSSports.com reported.



"This is our union, and we've taken it back," said NBPA president Derek Fisher, who played with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season.

The board of player representatives voted 24-0 to terminate Hunter's employment with six teams not represented. Seven new members were elected to the executive committee, joining Fisher and vice president Matt Bonner: James Jones, Jerry Stackhouse, Chris Paul, Andre Iguodala, Roger Mason Jr., Stephen Curry and Willie Green.

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