NBPA’s Michele Roberts Talks Business Beyond Basketball with Baron Davis

CHICAGO — Michele Roberts had never worked in sports, and never thought she would. But when, in 2014, the Washington, D.C.-based litigator saw that the National Basketball Players Union (NBPA) was still searching for a new executive director, she envisioned a transition from law to basketball. Nearly six years later, Michele and Chris Paul, the All-Star point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder and NBPA president, have overseen a period of labor peace and financial prosperity unlike any other in NBA history. But that doesn’t mean that she and her constituents are without challenges. From growing the business of the league to navigating the hectic lifestyle of their profession, there… Read More