(PDF Version Here) Eric Zilber[*] TABLE OF CONTENTS[†] Introduction COVID-19 Background The Challenges Facing the NBA Initial Planning The “Bubble” Emerges as a Front-Runner “Bubble” Plans Solidify and the Protocols Phase One Phase Two Phase … [Read more...] about ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NBA “BUBBLE” GUIDELINES FOR THE RESUMPTION OF THE 2019-20 SEASON
By: Connor Oniki Clay Allen is the chief lawyer for the Houston Rockets, one of the NBA’s 30 member clubs. I had the incredible opportunity to meet and learn from Clay. Among other things, he discussed his background and his work with the Rockets, while providing advice for … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Clay Allen, General Counsel, Houston Rockets
Name, Position, and Location Jeff Dorso Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Sacramento Kings Sacramento, California Current Practice Areas/Industries I am responsible for all legal issues for the Sacramento Kings and its affiliates. This includes … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Jeff Dorso, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Sacramento Kings
To read this article as originally published on Weil’s website, click here. On January 20, 2021, Weil secured an important victory for NBA basketball player Zion Williamson in a federal lawsuit brought against his former agency, Prime Sports Marketing (PSM), and its founder … [Read more...] about Weil – Weil Wins Significant Judgment for NBA Star Zion Williamson Dramatically Undercutting $100M Lawsuit
For the third time this year, the NBA and NBPA have extended the deadline for either side to opt-out and give 45-day notice to terminate the CBA. This time, the deadline has been pushed to October 30. The current CBA was established in 2016 and was set to run seven years, with … [Read more...] about Forging the Future: The questions that must be answered before the NBA’s 2020-21 season.