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Jeremy Lin Reportedly Granted Early Bird Rights, Helping Knicks In Free-Agent Process

An arbitrator has granted point guard Jeremy Lin his Early Bird Rights, according to The New York Times. The decision will help give New York more latitude once the free-agency period kicks off on July 1st.


Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the NBPA (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NBPA Chief Billy Hunter On WFAN: Federal Mediation To Take Place

National Basketball Players Association Director Billy Hunter joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa for about an hour on Wednesday to clarify the status of NBA lockout negotiations.


Billy Hunter, President of the NBA Players Association and NBA commissioner David Stern. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Union’s Hunter ’99 Percent Sure’ NBA Lockout Looms

NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter said Monday he is “99 percent sure” there will be a player strike next summer.