With New Union, Euroleague Players Finally on Track for NBA-Style Rights

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With New Union, Euroleague Players Finally on Track for NBA-Style Rights
With New Union, Euroleague Players Finally on Track for NBA-Style Rights

Page No. 329 of the NBA's collective bargaining agreement details the good life. Section 1 stipulates that, when teams travel, they must make the following arrangements for their players: "(i) To have their baggage picked up by porters; (ii) To have them stay in first-class hotels; and (iii) to have extra-long beds available to them in each hotel." Section 2 is titled "First-Class Travel." It's funny to see those luxuries detailed so formally—it's easy to assume they're automatic, unwritten. But that's not so. The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) negotiated those amenities over the years. Maybe to appreciate those victories, one must look across the Atlantic Ocean to the world's

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