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NBA players union ousts Billy Hunter

HOUSTON — In an expected and, in what many players felt was a necessary move, the NBA players union voted to oust executive director Billy Hunter on Saturday afternoon, president Derek Fisher making the announcement in a brief news conference at a downtown hotel.

Fisher, who isn’t currently on an NBA roster, said he will remain president of the NBPA, with Spurs forward Matt Bonner as vice president.

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