There doesn’t seem to be an end in sight to the NBA lockout with games being canceled and the threat of more cancellations down the road. Your job is to guess whether the show Rich names was on the NBA Network in the past 2 weeks.
NBA players are facing a Wednesday afternoon deadline to accept the league’s current proposal or face a harsher one that calls for rolling back their salaries.
NBA Owners and players keep insisting they are ready and willing to make the necessary financial step for an agreement. Yet talks have broken down each of the last two weeks with little movement and the same type of answer: “We’re here, they’re there, and that’s that.”
NBA owners and players called it an early night Thursday, with both pointing toward Friday as a decisive day for big moves to end the 119-day lockout.
The marathon NBA bargaining sessions have taken their toll on Commissioner David Stern.
NBA players and owners broke after a marathon 16-hour negotiation session and planned to return early Wednesday.
NBA Commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the season after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.
Derek Fisher left a meeting with NBA officials and, as he has all summer, reported no breakthrough on a new labor deal. Do that again Monday, and the start of the season is expected to be called off.
A person with knowledge of the plans says top negotiators for the NBA and players’ association will meet Sunday night, perhaps the last chance to avoid canceled regular-season games.
Commissioner David Stern floated it as an idea more than a firm proposal: a 50-50 revenue split.