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.