Steve Mills to Replace Billy Hunter in Union?
Former MSG president Steve Mills has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Billy Hunter as the executive director of the NBA players’ union, the Daily News has learned.
The Princeton educated Mills, who played for legendary coach Pete Carril, is well respected among players as well as league and team executives. He is currently the CEO of Athletes & Entertainers Wealth Management Group.
Before joining the Knicks in 1999, Mills worked 16 years at the league office where he eventually served as the Senior Vice President of Basketball and Player Development. He left the Garden in 2009.