LeBron James, Chris Paul Served Deposition Notices in Billy Hunter Lawsuit

September 8th, 2016 by Rob Goldberg Leave a reply »
A lawsuit on behalf of former executive director of the National Basketball Players Association Billy Hunter will involve some of the most notable players in the NBA. 

According to Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN.com, LeBron James, Chris Paul and James Jones were all served with notices of deposition for the wrongful termination lawsuit.

Paul is the current president of the players' union; James is vice president, and Jones is secretary treasurer. According to Strauss, Hunter is suing the NBPA for $10.5 million.

Hunter had been in charge of the players' union since 1996 before then-president Derek Fisher led a charge to vote him out of office in 2013. 

"This is our union and we have taken it back," Fisher said at the time, per ESPN.com.

"We want to make it clear that we are here to serve only the best interests of the players," the 18-year NBA veteran added. "No threats, no lies, no distractions will stop us from serving our memberships."

Three years later, Hunter is still involved in a suit for wrongful termination. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, the 73-year-old for ...

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