By Evan Hilbert
April 27, 2012

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.

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