Congratulations: Andre Iguodala has been named the NBAPA’s new executive director

Former Philadelphia 76ers guard Andre Iguodala has been named Acting Executive Director of the NBA Players Association (NBPA), succeeding Tamika Tremaglio. The ex-player’s appointment was backed by the NBPA’s executive committee.

“I am honored to take on this role and serve the players,” Iguodala said after being sworn in.

The fоrmer Gоlden State Warriоrs player recоgnized his pоtential tо help shape the future оf the NBPA, accоrding tо a statement released by the оrganizatiоn. He expressed his delight at the prоspect оf imparting the expertise he has gained оver the cоurse оf his 19-year career.

“I am thrilled to work alongside our extremely committed Executive Committee to lead the brotherhood through its next stage of advancement and development,” Iguodala stated.

Possible Reactions to NBPA

As NBPA president CJ McCollum put it, “Having a former player lead as Executive Director of the union is an exciting proposition.”

For her part, Tremaglio expressed her pride in “what we accomplished together in collective bargaining and over the past two years in general.”

In the beginning of 2023, the executive played a pivotal role in the discussions for the Collective Bargaining Agreement. “With a new CBA in place, I am ready to move on from this role and pursue other opportunities,” said she.

NBA star Andre Iguodala’s resume

Andre Iguodala was drafted ninth overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2004. He played for the Sixers for nine seasons before moving on to the Nuggets, Warriors, and Heat.

With Golden State, he won championships in 2015, 2017, and 2022. He also helped the Dream Team to victory at the 2010 World Championship and the 2012 Olympic Games, when they won gold. Th