NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association (R), and Derek Fisher, President of the National Basketball Players Association speak at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at the New York Helmsley Hotel in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Billy Hunter Invested NBPA Money In Shaky Bank With Ties To Son, According To Report

A new Yahoo! investigation reveals that NBA Players Association Executive Director Billy Hunter sought a large investment in a bank with ties to his son, one of several measures Hunter has taken to help his family make money off the NBPA.

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Fire Billy Hunter, but give him due process

The NBA players' union is expected to fire Billy Hunter on Saturday. But there's a lot of unnecessary subterfuge marring the process.

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NBPA's Hunter responds to audit's allegations

For the first time, Billy Hunter addressed the allegations against him in the audit.

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Billy Hunter fires relatives from NBPA

NBA executive director Billy Hunter has fired both his daughter and daughter-in-law from the union in the wake of a published report highlighting his questionable business practices.

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Agent calls for NBAPA prez Billy Hunter's firing

Arn Tellem, whose agency represents 12 percent of the NBA's players, wrote a letter to his clients suggesting that they fire NBA Players Association president Billy Hunter.

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Deron: 'Change is needed' with NBPA

In the wake of recent findings against NBPA executive director Billy Hunter, Nets star Deron Williams believes it's time for a change in union leadership.

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Nepotism A Concern In NBA Players' Union Power Struggle

The NBA players' union's mess, pitting player against player, continues to unfold. One of the concerns National Basketball Players Association president Derek Fisher has with executive director Billy Hunter's leadership of the union is perceived nepotism, according to Sam Amick of SI.com. Fisher, who has been asked to resign by the other eight members of the executive committee, has sought an independent audit and business review of Hunter's leadership.

Spurring that drive is the belief that Hunter has hired employees based more on their bloodlines than their talent. Amick reports that Hunter's daughter and daughter-in-law are both on the NBPA payroll, earning a combined $250,000 over the 2010-11 fiscal year, according to documents filed with the U.S. Department of Labor. The union also contracted with firms -- an investment firm and a law firm -- who employ Hunter's son and another daughter.

Hunter has said that audits of the union have turned up no concerns in the past.

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