If canceling opening night and the rest of the NBA calendar for November failed to prove how serious David Stern is about saving his owners money
When there is a labor dispute between ownership and players in a major professional sports league, nobody wins.
As NBA players and owners wait to see who will blink first, fans are stuck staring at a blank calendar.
Commissioner David Stern says that the NBA season is cancelled through Nov. 30.
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.
While the NBA and the players’ union remained at a standstill and players took the court in exhibition games, the lockout has affected many more people around the league.
You can criticize the New York Post for many things, including sleaziness and propensity to stray from the truth in some articles.
Three days and 30 hours’ worth of talks ended on a nasty note Thursday in NBA labor negotiations.
NBA owners postponed their planning committee meeting Wednesday afternoon so they could continue a second straight day of talks with players.
If a labor agreement can’t be reached with the National Basketball Players Association during a Tuesday negotiation session led by federal mediator George Cohen, then the league’s annual Christmas Day games will be put into grave jeopardy.