*Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has been on both sides of the fence and has a pretty well rounded perspective on the whole NBA drama. He says while the collective bargaining agreement that was recently reached is a step toward improving balancing the league, it’s far from perfect. According to the Associated Press, he opposed […]
With perhaps the entire NBA season on the line, owners and players reached a “tentative” agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day old lockout and start the season Dec. 25. “We have reached a tentative understanding,” NBA commissioner David Stern confirmed during a press conference at 3:30 a.m. that followed a 15-hour negotiating session in Manhattan. […]
The NBA Players Association met in New York Monday to discuss the latest offer from the owners and determine whether it satisfies enough of their demands to put an end to the lockout. But no deal was met as the players union turned down the owners final offer AND voted to disband the union. This […]
The NBA Players Association will meet in New York Monday to discuss the latest offer from the owners and determine whether it satisfies enough of their demands to put an end to the lockout. Representatives from all 30 teams are expected to attend along with other interested players. They could decide whether to accept the […]
A few days after tweeting that “hardline” Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan “has never been with the real,” Stephon Marbury, currently playing in China, apparently wasn’t finished, reports the sports blog Ball Don’t Lie. Jordan, who is said to be leading the charge to not only roll back the NBA’s offer of a 50/50 split of […]
In a nutshell, The NBA has put a deal on the table and issued a deadline of Wednesday. The union has responded by saying it doesn’t even consider the deal worthy of presenting to its members. And no more meetings scheduled between now and Wednesday.
The game of chicken between the NBA Players Association and the owners is stretching into overtime. The league’s commissioner, David Stern, announced that more games have been canceled through the end of November. No Thanksgiving showdown on NBC this year. “In light of the breakdown of talks, there will not be a full NBA season […]
Everyone has their opinions about the current NBA lockout, and Bryant Gumbel is no exception! Check out what he had to say about the NBA commissioner inside:
Sorry basketball fans but it looks like you won’t be watching any preseason games or the first weeks of the season! 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. Top negotiators for both sides met […]
Boston Celtics guard Delonte West is determined to work during this NBA lockout. Last month he tweeted that he was applying for a job at Home Depot, but no one believed he was serious. Now he claims to have applied to work at a furniture store. As “proof” he posted his job application and a […]
Boston Celtic guard Delonte West claims on Twitter that he has applied to work at home depot due to the NBA lockout.