The NBPA's executive committee has voted to set aside a portion of this past season's salary shortfall while a plan to fund health costs for retired players is studied, a person familiar with the plan told CBSSports.com on Tuesday.
Despite ominous statements from prominent players about how the NBA's new TV deal will affect collective bargaining, former commissioner David Stern believes the league will avoid a work stoppage in 2017.
NEW YORK -- As NBA owners rejected draft lottery reform, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday that one-third of the league's teams still aren't profitable and reiterated his preference to have a hard salary cap.
Basketball-related income -- the revenue pie that determines player salaries -- could jump to $6.7 billion in '16-'17, league sources said. That's up from an estimated $4.5 billion this past season and a $4.7 billion projection for 2014-15.