Maurice Evans

Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association, (L) speaks at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on October 20, 2011 in New York City. Hunter announced that talks have broken down and no further meetings are scheduled. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Labor Talks Turn Nasty As Negotiations End

Three days and 30 hours’ worth of talks couldn’t produce a new labor deal, so NBA owners and players walked away without knowing when they will meet again.


NBA Commissioner David Stern (credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Effort Seems There In NBA Labor Talks, But Is Time? Sides Meet In NYC

NBA owners and players are scheduled to meet again Tuesday, a session that Commissioner David Stern indicated would be critical in gauging whether a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached before the current deal expires on June 30.