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Report: U.S. Government To Investigate NBA Players' Association

The United States government will investigate the business practices of the NBA players' association, according to the Associated Press. The union confirmed they were issued a subpoena and intend to fully cooperate with the investigation.

The players' association has also announced that they have appointed a special committee to conduct in internal inquiry, including a financial audit.

There have been charges of nepotism levied against union executive director Billy Hunter, as well as other questionable hiring practices.

In a statement, the union said they hope to put the matter behind them, according to the AP.