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NBPA, Billy Hunter Agree To Settlement In Lawsuit Stemming From '13 Firing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 15 / 17

The NBPA and former union Exec Dir BILLY HUNTER have settled his $10M lawsuit and the union's counterclaims against him. Terms of the settlement were undisclosed and a joint statement said neither party will be commenting further. Hunter was fired from the union's top job in February '13 after an ...

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