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What Is NBA Fighting Over? Point/Counterpoint With David Stern And Billy Hunter

Over the last two days, NBA Commissioner David Stern and NBA Players Association head Billy Hunter spoke with WFAN’s Mike Francesa to get a better idea of where the situation stands today.


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David Stern On WFAN: Tuesday’s Meeting Could Decide Fate Of NBA Season

“It’s time to make a deal. If we don’t make it Tuesday, my gut … is that we won’t be playing on Christmas Day,” Stern said.


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Does Money Really Matter Most In NBA Lockout?

NBA owners apparently weren’t bluffing when they said they wanted competitive balance just as much as a chance to profit.


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NBPA Chief Billy Hunter On WFAN: Federal Mediation To Take Place

National Basketball Players Association Director Billy Hunter joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa for about an hour on Wednesday to clarify the status of NBA lockout negotiations.


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Keidel: David Too Stern

Leave it to the NBA to ruin their revival. David Stern and Billy Hunter are engaged in a perilous staring contest. They both better blink soon, or the consequences could be calamitous.


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Knicks’ Carmelo Tweets Apology For NBA Lockout; Further Schedule Cuts Loom

Two weeks of NBA games are lost. Many more could be in jeopardy.


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NBA Negotiators Meet Ahead Of Monday Deadline

Top negotiators for the NBA and players’ association met Sunday night in perhaps the last chance to avoid canceled regular-season games.


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NBA Lockout: Preseason Canceled, 82-Game Schedule In Serious Danger

Without an agreement by Monday, the beginning of the NBA season will be canceled, and both sides will lose millions of dollars and perhaps countless fans.


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Schmeelk: NBA Fans, There’s A Light At The End Of The Lockout Tunnel

The best part of Tuesday for NBA fans was the cancellation of the rest of the preseason. That means for season ticket holders like me, there will be no payments for preseason games that no one wants to go to.


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NBA Lockout: Talks Continue With Schedule In Danger

With perhaps days left to avoid further damage, negotiators for owners and players are talking again in hopes of ending the lockout.


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Report: NBA Owners Bend On Hard Cap; More Lockout Talks Wednesday

Smiling widely but even resorting to a memorable NBA cliche to avoid specifics, David Stern provided little insight into the direction of the league’s labor situation. That, he hinted, could come Wednesday.


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NBA Lockout: League Postpones Training Camps, Cancels Part Of Preseason

So it’s come down to this: no labor deal, no training camps and no telling what else the NBA could lose.


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NBA Lockout: Talks Between Players, Owners Fail To Make Progress

The long looks on players’ faces and the anger in Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver’s voice made it obvious: There was no progress Tuesday in talks to end the impasse.


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NBA Lockout: More Players, Owners At Next Meeting

NBA Commissioner David Stern, union president Derek Fisher and their top advisers are spending more time talking about a new labor deal. Next week, they’ll find out if they can make progress in a bigger group.


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Here We Go Again: NBA Lockout Casts Cloud Over Fantastic Season

The memories of a thrilling NBA season that saw the Knicks finally back in the playoffs might have to last for a while. There’s no telling when basketball will be back.