Category: ‘NBA’

Sports Law Job Posting – Associate Legal Counsel, Houston Rockets
June 6th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
You can apply here.  More details: General Description: This position acts as an interface between the legal department and other business units regarding legal issues in connection with the development of agreements with sponsors, licensees, customers, and other external parties RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to: • In conjunction with the VP, Drafts...

Royce White: the NBA’s Mental Illness Reform Advocate
January 30th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
In a revealing interview on by Chuck Klosterman, Royce White tries to explain his passionate and complicated beliefs on his mental health issues that have prevented him from suiting up for the Houston Rockets in what should be his rookie year.   White wants a "mental health protocol" whereby an...

Dwightmare on Elm Street II: the Dwight Howard Saga
August 30th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
All too often in professional sports, we have seen organizations victimized by their own.  Last summer, the main story was Chris Paul’s trade demands, which handicapped an entire team, franchise, and city Initially, the New Orleans Hornets reached an agreement, in principal, to send Chris Paul to the Los Angeles...

NBA Board of Governors Approves New Orleans Hornets Sale
June 14th, 2012 at 9:10 AM
The NBA Board of Governors on Wednesday approved the sale of the New Orleans Hornets franchise to Tom Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints.  Although Benson "bought" the team in December of 2010, the 29 Board of Governors had to first approve the deal before it was finalized. The Board...

Sportslaw101’s Official 2012 NBA Finals Preview: Thunder Vs. Heat
June 12th, 2012 at 9:28 AM
As you may have guessed, this website’s main focus is covering and analyzing the intersection of sports and the law.  Every once and while we like to step away from the law and post our thoughts on just sports.  This is one of those occasions.  Here it goes: Three factors that...