Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul re-elected NBPA president

By The Sports Xchange   |   June 23, 2017 at 10:59 PM
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul was re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association.

Paul's new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union's newly elected vice president, Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings.

"I'm humbled that my fellow players have voted to have me continue as president of the NBPA," Paul said. "We've accomplished a lot these past few years, most notably successfully negotiating a new CBA while avoiding being locked out. But there's more work to be done.

"I look forward to helping new players understand and embrace everything the PA does for them, and working to create new opportunities for our players both on and off the court."

NBPA executive director Michele Roberts applauded the move.

"Chris' leadership has truly been remarkable, so we couldn't be happier to see him continue as our president," Roberts said. "With the most recent CBA behind us, we look forward to Chris' role in helping us protect and serve the best interests of our members."

Temple, who replaced Kyle Korver of the Cleveland Cavaliers as vice president, will begin his three-year term immediately.

The other members of the Executive Committee are LeBron James (first vice president), James Jones (secretary-treasurer), Carmelo Anthony, Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala and Anthony Tolliver (vice presidents).

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