The Vertical Podcast with Woj: Michele Roberts

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Michele Roberts, the National Basketball Players Association executive director, joins Adrian Wojnarowski on The Vertical Podcast with Woj.

Roberts discusses her role leading the players association in talks with the NBA on a new collective bargaining agreement, the impact of superstars Chris Paul and LeBron James on the NBPA executive committee, the economic value of franchise stars and rebuilding the union after the corrupt tenure of Billy Hunter.

Roberts poignantly details her own personal journey, from poverty in the Bronx in New York to isolation at a prestigious prep school to eventually becoming a relentless public defender in Washington and a renowned trial lawyer.

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