Billy Hunter http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Billy Hunter en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:34:45 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Brad Rock: Derek Fisher still getting what he wants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604437/Derek-Fisher-still-getting-what-he-wants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604437/Derek-Fisher-still-getting-what-he-wants.html Despite the critics, former Jazz guard could soon be coach of the New York Knicks. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:50:00 MDT Clippers stage silent protest to owner http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652654/Clippers-stage-silent-protest-to-owner.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652654/Clippers-stage-silent-protest-to-owner.html The Los Angeles Clippers chose not to speak publicly about owner Donald Sterling. Instead, they made a silent protest. Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:15:00 MDT West beats East 143-138 in NBA All-Star Game (+videos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622840/West-beats-East-143-138-in-NBA-All-Star-Game-videos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622840/West-beats-East-143-138-in-NBA-All-Star-Game-videos.html Kevin Durant scored 30 points, MVP Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists, and the Western Conference beat the East 143-138... Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:31:18 MST NBA notes: D-Will wants deal before Olympics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765572106/NBA-notes-D-Will-wants-deal-before-Olympics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765572106/NBA-notes-D-Will-wants-deal-before-Olympics.html All-Star point guard Deron Williams wants to have a new contract before the Olympics start in late July. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:07:55 MDT NBA legend raising awareness after cancer fight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551075/NBA-legend-raising-awareness-after-cancer-fight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551075/NBA-legend-raising-awareness-after-cancer-fight.html Oscar Robertson is stepping back into the spotlight. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:46:09 MST NBA expands drug screening to offseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205164/NBA-expands-drug-screening-to-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205164/NBA-expands-drug-screening-to-offseason.html NBA players have agreed to additional drug testing, adding offseason screening for performance-enhancing drugs only. Wed, 07 Dec 2011 23:40:38 MST Readers' forum: Basketball, politics: Part 2 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203634/Basketball-politics-Part-2.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203634/Basketball-politics-Part-2.html I wrote a letter ("Basketball and politics," Readers' Forum, Nov. 17) comparing the NBA lockout with the Budget Deficit... Sat, 03 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST Some questions, answers about the new NBA labor deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201749/Some-questions-answers-about-the-new-NBA-labor-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201749/Some-questions-answers-about-the-new-NBA-labor-deal.html No, the NBA lockout is not over. Not yet, but soon — once owners and players approve the deal that would have NBA games... Sun, 27 Nov 2011 00:10:42 MST Tentative deal moves the NBA lockout closer to end http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201675/Tentative-deal-moves-the-NBA-lockout-closer-to-end.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201675/Tentative-deal-moves-the-NBA-lockout-closer-to-end.html With a Christmas Day tripleheader on everyone's wish list and a tentative labor agreement in place, NBA owners and union... Sat, 26 Nov 2011 21:36:07 MST NBA lockout timeline: Events that led to the NBA canceling 2011-12 regular-season games http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201658/NBA-lockout-timeline-Events-that-led-to-the-NBA-canceling-2011-12-regular-season-games.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201658/NBA-lockout-timeline-Events-that-led-to-the-NBA-canceling-2011-12-regular-season-games.html Sat, 26 Nov 2011 21:06:30 MST Tentative deal moves the NBA lockout closer to end http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201591/Tentative-deal-moves-the-NBA-lockout-closer-to-end.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201591/Tentative-deal-moves-the-NBA-lockout-closer-to-end.html NBA Commissioner David Stern accepted some congratulations, headed for another short night of sleep, then planned to brief... Sat, 26 Nov 2011 14:23:02 MST NBA owners, players reach tentative deal to end lockout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201526/NBA-owners-players-reach-tentative-deal-to-end-lockout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201526/NBA-owners-players-reach-tentative-deal-to-end-lockout.html NBA owners and players reached a tentative agreement early Saturday morning to end the 149-day lockout. Sat, 26 Nov 2011 01:57:39 MST Readers' forum: Selfish NBA owners, players http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201444/Selfish-NBA-owners-players.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201444/Selfish-NBA-owners-players.html Sat, 26 Nov 2011 00:00:00 MST Readers' forum: Creative NBA solution http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201410/Creative-NBA-solution.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201410/Creative-NBA-solution.html Sun, 27 Nov 2011 00:00:00 MST NBA labor talks back on again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201171/NBA-labor-talks-back-on-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201171/NBA-labor-talks-back-on-again.html The NBA and locked-out players are expected to resume talks today in hopes of reaching a deal, saving the season and playing... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 00:20:00 MST AP Sources: Talks resume toward ending NBA lockout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200868/AP-Sources-Talks-resume-toward-ending-NBA-lockout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200868/AP-Sources-Talks-resume-toward-ending-NBA-lockout.html Talks aimed at ending the NBA lockout have resumed, two people with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday, with a quick... Wed, 23 Nov 2011 21:25:44 MST Talks resume toward ending NBA lockout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200766/Talks-resume-toward-ending-NBA-lockout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200766/Talks-resume-toward-ending-NBA-lockout.html Talks aimed at ending the NBA lockout have resumed, two people with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday, with a quick... Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:57:39 MST NBA labor: Union's Billy Hunter expects court to mediate NBA's lawsuit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200415/NBA-labor-Unions-Billy-Hunter-expects-court-to-mediate-NBAs-lawsuit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200415/NBA-labor-Unions-Billy-Hunter-expects-court-to-mediate-NBAs-lawsuit.html Union executive director Billy Hunter said Tuesday he expected that a Minnesota magistrate judge would mediate the players'... Tue, 22 Nov 2011 19:44:11 MST Hunter expects court to mediate NBA lawsuit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200409/Hunter-expects-court-to-mediate-NBA-lawsuit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200409/Hunter-expects-court-to-mediate-NBA-lawsuit.html Union executive director Billy Hunter said Tuesday he expected that a Minnesota magistrate judge would mediate the players'... Tue, 22 Nov 2011 19:10:37 MST Unlike NFL lockout, NBA's truly jeopardizes season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199512/Unlike-NFL-lockout-NBAs-truly-jeopardizes-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199512/Unlike-NFL-lockout-NBAs-truly-jeopardizes-season.html Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver was watching back in March, when pro football players such as Tom Brady and... Sat, 19 Nov 2011 23:42:52 MST Unlike NFL lockout, NBA's truly jeopardizes season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199385/Unlike-NFL-lockout-NBAs-truly-jeopardizes-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199385/Unlike-NFL-lockout-NBAs-truly-jeopardizes-season.html The NBA's lockout came swiftly on the heels of the NFL's, and there's one significant difference: Pro football lost one... Sat, 19 Nov 2011 09:10:55 MST NBA owners hold conference call http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198947/NBA-owners-hold-conference-call.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198947/NBA-owners-hold-conference-call.html NBA owners held a conference call Thursday to receive an update on the lockout, a person with knowledge of the details said. Thu, 17 Nov 2011 21:30:51 MST You have questions about the NBA lockout. We have answers. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198609/You-have-questions-about-the-NBA-lockout-We-have-answers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198609/You-have-questions-about-the-NBA-lockout-We-have-answers.html Now that the NBA players have disbanded their union and taken their labor fight with the owners to the courts, they have... Wed, 16 Nov 2011 19:50:31 MST Doug Robinson: NBA players need to get a new dose of reality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198268/NBA-players-need-to-get-a-new-dose-of-reality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198268/NBA-players-need-to-get-a-new-dose-of-reality.html Congratulations, NBA players, you've killed the golden goose. Wed, 16 Nov 2011 01:19:21 MST Players reject NBA's offer, threatening season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198050/Players-reject-NBAs-offer-threatening-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198050/Players-reject-NBAs-offer-threatening-season.html Two years at the bargaining table led nowhere, so NBA players are ready to take their chances in a courtroom. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 06:13:24 MST Players reject NBA's offer, begin to disband union http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197800/Players-reject-NBAs-offer-begin-to-disband-union.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197800/Players-reject-NBAs-offer-begin-to-disband-union.html NBA players rejected the league's latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, likely jeopardizing the season. Mon, 14 Nov 2011 14:06:10 MST Players reject NBA's offer, begin to disband union http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197767/Players-reject-NBAs-offer-begin-to-disband-union.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197767/Players-reject-NBAs-offer-begin-to-disband-union.html NEW YORK — The NBA players rejected the league's latest offer Monday and have begun the process to disband the union. Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:06:29 MST NBA players meet to discuss league's proposal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197726/NBA-players-meet-to-discuss-leagues-proposal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197726/NBA-players-meet-to-discuss-leagues-proposal.html Joined by superstars Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony, player representatives from NBA teams are meeting Monday to discuss the... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 09:30:47 MST Union to meet Monday to discuss NBA's offer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197705/Union-to-meet-Monday-to-discuss-NBAs-offer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197705/Union-to-meet-Monday-to-discuss-NBAs-offer.html Decision day for NBA players may have arrived. And on the eve of perhaps the biggest meeting of the lockout, the league took... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 06:31:18 MST Union to meet Monday to discuss NBA's offer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197598/Union-to-meet-Monday-to-discuss-NBAs-offer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197598/Union-to-meet-Monday-to-discuss-NBAs-offer.html Decision day for NBA players may have arrived. Sun, 13 Nov 2011 19:24:23 MST Union to meet Monday to discuss NBA's offer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197550/Union-to-meet-Monday-to-discuss-NBAs-offer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197550/Union-to-meet-Monday-to-discuss-NBAs-offer.html Decision day for NBA players is looming. What that decision will be remains anyone's guess. Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:15:24 MST NBA season could be saved or sunk in coming days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197053/NBA-season-could-be-saved-or-sunk-in-coming-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197053/NBA-season-could-be-saved-or-sunk-in-coming-days.html The time for talk in the NBA is over. Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:10:45 MST NBA talks continue with Stern's deadline on hold, hopes for a revised proposal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196755/NBA-talks-continue-with-Sterns-deadline-on-hold-hopes-for-a-revised-proposal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196755/NBA-talks-continue-with-Sterns-deadline-on-hold-hopes-for-a-revised-proposal.html Thu, 10 Nov 2011 23:50:41 MST Players get a new deal, and a break to ponder it http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196740/Players-get-a-new-deal-and-a-break-to-ponder-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196740/Players-get-a-new-deal-and-a-break-to-ponder-it.html A 72-game season starting Dec. 15 is there for NBA players. All they have to do is say 'yes' to a revised proposal. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 22:10:50 MST NBA talks continue with Stern's deadline on hold http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196544/NBA-talks-continue-with-Sterns-deadline-on-hold.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196544/NBA-talks-continue-with-Sterns-deadline-on-hold.html NBA owners and players are meeting again Thursday, hoping to reach a deal to end the lockout and very aware of the... Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:20:50 MST Negotiations resume despite deadline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196386/Negotiations-resume-despite-deadline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196386/Negotiations-resume-despite-deadline.html NEW YORK — NBA owners and players are done talking — just for the night. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:16:14 MST NBA and players to talk again Thursday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196448/NBA-and-players-to-talk-again-Thursday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196448/NBA-and-players-to-talk-again-Thursday.html David Stern's deadline passed without a deal, though the NBA and its players will talk again Thursday. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 04:45:40 MST NBA players, owners meeting as deadline expires http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196285/NBA-players-owners-meeting-as-deadline-expires.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196285/NBA-players-owners-meeting-as-deadline-expires.html As Commissioner David Stern's deadline passed, the NBA and its players continued negotiating Wednesday in an attempt to end... Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:34:00 MST NBA players, owners meet ahead of Stern's deadline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196216/NBA-players-owners-meet-ahead-of-Sterns-deadline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196216/NBA-players-owners-meet-ahead-of-Sterns-deadline.html Facing an afternoon deadline to make a deal or face a worse one, NBA players are meeting with the league in an attempt to end... Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:40:49 MST NBA union, players say no deal, no fear of ultimatum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196014/NBA-union-players-say-no-deal-no-fear-of-ultimatum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196014/NBA-union-players-say-no-deal-no-fear-of-ultimatum.html NBA players made it clear Tuesday: No deal. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 23:01:13 MST NBA players: No deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195905/NBA-players-No-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195905/NBA-players-No-deal.html Union president Derek Fisher says his orders from NBA players are clear: No deal. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 15:26:02 MST NBA owners, players try again to close money gap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195120/NBA-owners-players-try-again-to-close-money-gap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195120/NBA-owners-players-try-again-to-close-money-gap.html NBA owners and players are trying again to end the lockout before it can do further damage to an already-shortened schedule. Sat, 05 Nov 2011 23:54:40 MDT NBA owners, players try again to close money gap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195025/NBA-owners-players-try-again-to-close-money-gap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195025/NBA-owners-players-try-again-to-close-money-gap.html NBA owners and players are trying again to end the lockout before it can do further damage to an already-shortened schedule. Sat, 05 Nov 2011 16:20:39 MDT Decertification: NBA players' nuclear option http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194828/Decertification-NBA-players-nuclear-option.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194828/Decertification-NBA-players-nuclear-option.html 's owners and players are preparing to climb into the ring once again in their ongoing labor fight, and the latest round is... Fri, 04 Nov 2011 20:46:23 MDT Union meets, says more talks with NBA owners ahead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194494/Union-meets-says-more-talks-with-NBA-owners-ahead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194494/Union-meets-says-more-talks-with-NBA-owners-ahead.html NBA players and owners will start negotiating again Saturday, and the union's leaders say they're unified as they seek to... Thu, 03 Nov 2011 21:40:36 MDT Union meets, says more talks with NBA owners ahead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194418/Union-meets-says-more-talks-with-NBA-owners-ahead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194418/Union-meets-says-more-talks-with-NBA-owners-ahead.html NBA players and owners will start negotiating again Saturday, and the union's leaders say they're unified as they seek to... Thu, 03 Nov 2011 16:54:07 MDT Union meets, says more talks with NBA owners ahead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194415/Union-meets-says-more-talks-with-NBA-owners-ahead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194415/Union-meets-says-more-talks-with-NBA-owners-ahead.html NBA Players' Association leaders met Thursday in New York, and this weekend they say they'll be negotiating with owners again. Thu, 03 Nov 2011 16:30:54 MDT Jody Genessy: NBA labor: With season's start stalled, hey, thanks for nothing NBA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700193416/NBA-labor-With-seasons-start-stalled-hey-thanks-for-nothing-NBA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700193416/NBA-labor-With-seasons-start-stalled-hey-thanks-for-nothing-NBA.html The NBA season was supposed to start tonight. Because of the ongoing lockout, the arena will be empty. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 20:17:53 MDT NBA labor: Little movement will soon lead to more cancellations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192899/NBA-labor-Little-movement-will-soon-lead-to-more-cancellations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192899/NBA-labor-Little-movement-will-soon-lead-to-more-cancellations.html Anyone who has been to a car dealership, or bought a home, understands how negotiating works. Sat, 29 Oct 2011 23:26:10 MDT NBA talks need economic move to end the lockout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192794/NBA-talks-need-economic-move-to-end-the-lockout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192794/NBA-talks-need-economic-move-to-end-the-lockout.html Anyone who has been to a car dealership, or bought a home, understands how negotiating works. Sat, 29 Oct 2011 15:45:22 MDT