The Hype: Chris Paul is NBA players’ new commander in chief

Matt Grassie
NBC on Yahoo! Sports

The NBA Players' Association voted Chris Paul to take the place of Derek Fisher as the organization's president, marking the first change in office since 2006. Paul, one of the more high-profile stars in the league, assumes the position while the role of executive director remains vacant following the firing of Billy Hunter.

Considering the amount of turmoil that plagued the union after the collective bargaining agreement, Scott Stanford thinks that having a star as president could be a great thing for the players' association. It could even prompt a certain member of the Heat to get involved ...

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