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Sources: Roberts to seek new deal with NBPA

From ESPN - March 17, 2018

With an original four-year agreement set to expire in September, Michele Roberts plans to seek a new contract as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, sources tell ESPN.

Roberts plans to send a formal letter of her intentions to the union's executive committee in the near future, sources said.

Roberts had strongly considered staying in the NBPA's executive director role for only the length of her original contract -- and expressed that to the union's senior membership -- but has recently decided to pursue a longer tenure, sources said.

NBPA president Chris Paul played a significant part in Roberts' hiring in July 2014 and he has built a strong working relationship with Roberts.

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