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Steve Mills Returns To Knicks As President And GM, Replacing Grunwald

Steve Mills is returning to the New York Knicks as president and general manager, replacing Glen Grunwald in a front-office shakeup just days before the start of training camp.


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NBA Union Leader Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave

Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.


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NBA Players Have Mixed Reaction To New Deal

Dwyane Wade expressed relief. Shane Battier sounded cautiously optimistic. Jason Richardson urged players to think before voting.


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Tentative Deal Moves NBA Lockout Closer To The End

Players, looking beat and beaten, face a tougher healing process in approving an agreement that significantly limits their earnings.


NBA lockout protest at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 23, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Nets, Knicks Season-Ticket Holders Call For Full Refunds

Fans and local business owners are calling on the NBA to get its act together.


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NBA Lockout: Coaches Association Wants Deal Done

Michael Goldberg wrote in an open letter to the NBA, the players’ association and players that the upcoming season “must be saved.”


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Unlike NFL Lockout, NBA’s Truly Jeopardizes Season

NBA players announced Monday they were rejecting the league’s latest offer and disclaiming interest in their union — and, no longer governed by labor law, would sue under antitrust law, something they did Tuesday in California and Minnesota.


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Kallas Remarks: Latest On The NBA Lockout

Well, push came to shove this week in the NBA lockout. After David Stern’s, essentially, take it or leave it stance, the players decided to leave it.


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Schmeelk: Union Dissolves, Players Sue NBA… Now What?

Come on, the players have absolutely no intention of seeing this lawsuit to its fruition. It would not only cost them the entire 2011-2012 season, but also potentially the following season as well.


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David Stern: 2011-12 NBA Season ‘Really In Jeopardy’

Two years at the bargaining table led nowhere, so NBA players are ready to take their chances in a courtroom.


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NBA Players Reject League’s Offer

The NBA players have rejected the league’s latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.


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Schmeelk: Save The NBA Season!

The NBA has made what it is calling its last and best offer. I believe it is. The deal is now in the hands of the NBPA along with the season. If the NBA players don’t agree to ratify the deal I think there’s a better chance we have no basketball in 2012 than we do.


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NBA Players And Owners Meet Ahead Of Deadline

The NBA Players’ Union and league owners met before the latest deadline with the threat of a prolonged work stoppage hanging over them on Wednesday.


Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association speaks at a press conference after the NBPA held a meeting to discuss the NBA lockout at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on November 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Lockout – Calling A Bluff

Whether it is fair or not, the players better not let this thing get to 5 PM without a deal. If they do, they will not see a deal as good as the one the NBA has on the table right now. David Stern is not bluffing.


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Schmeelk: Ball In Player’s Court

The easy people to blame for the pending NBA lockout are the faces of each side: David Stern, Adam Silver, Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter. The truth is that if it was up to those four men, this deal would have been done a long time ago.