|Hunter's lawyers: NBA union chief's contract valid|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 15 February 2013 04:41|
Hunter's lawyers say his 2010 contract extension was valid and the leave of absence he's been placed on is not. They say if ratification of his contract had been needed, it was president Derek Fisher's responsibility to get it, not Hunter.
Hunter's contract was a central part of the review conducted by the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and released last month. The report urged players to discuss Hunter's future this weekend and said they had ``powerful arguments'' that the contract wouldn't be legal if an attempt to remove Hunter led to litigation.