NBA stars urged to end China endorsements over forced labor

NBA Jun 2, 2021

NBA stars urged to end China endorsements over forced labor

A U.S. congressional commission on Tuesday called on American basketball stars to end endorsements of Chinese sportswear firms that use cotton grown in China's Xinjiang region, warning against complicity in forced labor they say takes place there. In a letter to the National Basketball Players ...

NBA and players' union reportedly discuss All-Star Game

NBA Jan 26, 2021

NBA and players' union reportedly discuss All-Star Game

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association are engaged in discussions about possibility holding an All-Star Game in early March, with Atlanta targeted as the host city, ESPN reported on Monday. The NBA canceled its traditional All-Star Weekend, which had been scheduled for Indianapolis ...

NBA players want to play if situation deemed safe

Basketball / NBA May 13, 2020

NBA players want to play if situation deemed safe

A person familiar with the results of a poll of NBA players taken by their union says there would be "overwhelming” support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic. The poll, conducted by the National Basketball ...