NBA lockout

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)

NBA Union: No Deal; No Fear Of Ultimatum, Either

The players said they will ask for another meeting with owners before Stern’s Wednesday afternoon deadline — and sound willing to agree to a 50-50 split of revenues under the right circumstances — in an attempt to end the lockout and save the season.


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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.


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NBA Players Have Until Wednesday To Accept New Offer

NBA players have until Wednesday to accept Commissioner David Stern’s latest offer, though the response already seems obvious. “Right now, we’ve been given the ultimatum, and our answer is that’s not acceptable to us,” union president Derek Fisher said.


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NBA Players Get New Offer And A Deadline To Accept

Accept a chance to earn up to 51 percent of basketball-related income by Wednesday or get ready for a deal that’s a whole lot worse.


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Charity Hoops Game Canceled Due To Possible Deal

A charity game involving NBA players scheduled for Sunday in New Castle, Ind., was canceled at the last minute because of the possibility that the lockout could end.


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NBA Lockout: 50 Players Reportedly Mull Decertification

NBA fans, do you want the good news first or the bad news?


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Somers’ Monologue: Knicks-Celtics, What A Great No-Game It Was!

Well, Tuesday night the NBA got underway in New York. The 2011-12 “No Basketball Association.”


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Liguori: Have NBA Negotiations Gone The Way Of Kim Kardashian?

NBA negotiations have collapsed. November games have been canceled and now Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kris Humphries! Oh my. What a mess this NBA lockout has caused!


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Report: Despite Cancellations, 78-Game NBA Season Possible

As NBA players and owners wait to see who will blink first, fans are stuck staring at a blank calendar.


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NBA Labor Deal In Next Few Days? David Stern Says It’s Possible

Could it be? Might the 120-day NBA lockout be coming to an end?


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Schmeelk: NBA, Time To Strike A Deal Is Now

No one really cared about losing preseason basketball games. Now, however, real games — and real reputations — are at stake.


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Schmeelk: Hope Springs Eternal For NBA Season

As doom and gloom as it was last Thursday when NBA Labor talks broke down, I never thought there was a chance the season would be missed and what’s happening this week has confirmed those suspicions.


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NBA Lockout: Sides Say 82-Game Season Still Possible

Sure, they already canceled two weeks of the season. But there’s renewed optimism that the NBA can squeeze in an 82-game season if a deal to end the lockout is reached soon.


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Knicks’ Stoudemire On Roster For World All-Star Classic; No Carmelo?

Organizers say Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade are expected to headline the World All-Star Classic in Puerto Rico on Sunday.


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B&C Morning Show: Dr. J’s Financial Situation And NBA Labor Talks

Boomer & Craig got discussing the supposed financial problems of NBA Legend Julius Erving, this on the heels of his personal basketball memorabilia being put up for auction.