NBA Union strikes deal for nutritional supplementsThe NBA players union has entered into a one-year agreement with Abbott Nutrition, a company dealing in nutritional supplements. The agreement is for supplying $5,000 of Abbott Nutrition’s EAS brand supplements to each team and to give players a 50 percent discount on its products.

The supplement company guarantees through independent testing that its products contain no substances banned under drug policy of the NBA.

The NBA remarked that it had had discussions with the union regarding supplements and would continue to do so.