David Stern

NBA And Player's Association Meet To Negotiate CBA

NBA Heads To Mediation: More Games On The Line

NBA players and owners are meeting with a federal mediator, and Commissioner David Stern believes more games could be canceled if there isn’t movement toward a new labor deal.


NBA Labor Negoiations

Players Get Wish, NBA Heads To Mediation

The NBA and players’ association are ready to try mediation, and Commissioner David Stern wants results quickly.


NBA Lockout Begins After Labor Talks Fail

Union Fighting Off Doubts From NBA Players

JaVale McGee only acknowledged the inevitable Friday when the Washington Wizards center said a few NBA players are “ready to fold” in their contentious labor negotiations with the league.y


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NBA Lockout To Affect Local Workers, Businesses

The NBA lockout is hitting hundreds, if not thousands, of Southern California workers who rely on the Lakers and Clippers for their livelihoods.

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NBA And Player's Association Meet To Negotiate CBA

Billy Hunter To Hold NBPA Meeting Friday In L.A.

One day after the NBA announced that it was cancelling the first two weeks of the regular season after failed negotiations with the National Basketball Players Association, ESPN.com reports that the union has scheduled its next major meeting to discuss the state of affairs.


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Lakers, Clippers Games Among Those Canceled Due To NBA Lockout

NBA commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the upcoming season after players and owners could not come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver (L) looks on as NBA Commissioner David Stern speaks at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at The Westin Times Square on October 4, 2011 in New York City. Stern announced the NBA has canceled the remainder of the preseason and will cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if there is no labor agreement by Monday.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Cancels First 2 Weeks Of Season

NBA commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the NBA season after more than seven hours of meetings on Monday.


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NBA Talks Break Down, Season In Jeopardy

NBA owners and players have failed again to get close to a labor deal, and union president Derek Fisher says he anticipates the remainder of the preseason to be canceled.


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NBA Season Hangs In Balance With No Deal Imminent

They don’t have a deal yet, and they are just about out of time.


Labor Relations Meetings

NBA Talks Last Just 2 Hours, Will Resume Wednesday

Negotiators for the NBA and its players have met for about two hours and will talk again Wednesday.


Labor Relations Meetings

Owners’ Revised Proposal Means There’s Hope For Full Season

Last we left our negotiating heroes, Billy Hunter had drawn a line in the sand: The players were prepared to make a significant economic move, but only if the owners dropped their insistence on a hard cap.


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Stern: Nothing To Be Encouraged About In NBA Labor Talks

NBA talks have started again and are apparently going nowhere.


NBA Labor Negotiations Continue As Deadline Looms

NBA Union Chief: It’s Obvious Lockout Will Happen Tonight

Union chief Billy Hunter says owners are locking out players after failing to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, potentially putting the 2011-12 season in jeopardy.


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NBA Owners, Players Hold Long Bargaining Session

NBA owners and players have met for more than five hours, the first of two straight days of sessions planned to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement.


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Kobe Apologizes For Anti-Gay Slur

Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 today for using a derogatory statement about referee Bennie Adams. Bryant had just been hit with a technical foul and said he was trying to get Adams attention from the bench. That’s when video replays showed him making the remark in question.