This paper will discuss the outlook of current NBA prospects and the development of age restrictions. It will also shed light on several key cases and Collective Bargaining Agreements including: Wood v. National Basketball Association, and Denver Rockets v. All Pro Management, Inc. and the NBA CBA. After that, an analysis of Sherman Antitrust Law and current case law concerning age restrictions in sports, and analyze the possibility for age-restrictions to be argued through the court system. Finally, this paper will look into the NBPA’s duty of representation towards NBA prospects and how the NBPA can take ideas from a comparable professional sport (Major League Baseball), to provide proper representation.
NBA-Age Restrictions: Should the NBA Follow In the Footsteps of Major League Baseball?,
7 Pace. Intell. Prop. Sports & Ent. L.F.
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