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No Hope of a Full NBA Season in 2011-2012

Posted on 23 Sep, 2011, by in NBA

Nearly three months, and we’re still in the NBA lockout. Thursday labor talks between the owners and the NBA Players union didn’t get them and us anywhere, with too much dollars, percentages and other matters that just can’t be agreed upon. More

With no Progress Made in Friday Talks, NBA Lockout Seems Inevitable

Posted on 24 Jun, 2011, by in NBA

Numbers being thrown back and forth, cool T-Shirts from the players and the usual political words from David Stern. Bottom line – We don’t have a proposal, no agreement between the players and owners. The NBA Lockout is very near. More

As Owners and Players Present Proposals Hoping to Avoid Lockout, Eyes Turn to Friday

Posted on 22 Jun, 2011, by in NBA

New hope or just glaring shots in the dark, aimed at nothing? Tuesday was the talk on friday – THE deadline. Now, we wait for friday, a day after the 2011 NBA drat, which hasn’t been getting the usual media coverage and talk it usually does. First of all, the talent pool this year isn’t as lucrative. Lockout notions are to blame. Sometimes, the talent isn’t that great. Although we can only be a judge of that in a few years I guess. For now, the future of the 2011-2012 NBA season is at hand. More

The NBA Lockout Draws Nearer as Owners and Players Wait for Tuesday

Posted on 18 Jun, 2011, by in NBA

Despite the NBA owner making the first gesture, taking the issue of the collective guruanteed contracts off the table, the gulf between the players and the owner is wide and filled with hundreds of millions of dollars. Quite a gap to close, huh? Too big to stop the lockout, the first since 1999, from happening? More