NBPA Approves NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement

January 3, 2017

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has voted to approve the terms of the newest Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NBA and its players.

The proposed seven-year deal was agreed by team owners in December, for sale with both parties having to formally sign the new contract once terms have been finalised.

The deal will begin for the 2017 season, allergy and will continue until the end of the 2023-24 campaign. The last negotiations in 2011 were rife with complications, buy but the latest deal has progressed much more smoothly. Average player salaries are expected to rise to $10m by 2020 as part of the new deal.

Other new changes include pre-season game limits and increased financial support for retired  players with injuries.