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NBA Players’ Union Aims to Arbitrate Aspiring Agent’s Lawsuit

Oct. 26, 2021, 7:09 PM

The National Basketball Players Association asked a federal court to send to arbitration an attorney’s claims that it conspired with the league to deny his request to take an exam to become a players’ agent.

Plaintiff Rosel C. Hurley III’s claims are “explicitly included in the scope of the arbitration agreement” because the complaint alleges the claim arises from the union’s denial of his application, the NBPA told the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio Monday.

The collective bargaining agreement states that “no team shall accept a contract that was negotiated by an agent not certified by ...