The NBA and players’ association are ready to try mediation, and Commissioner David Stern wants results quickly.
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
The NBA lockout is hitting hundreds, if not thousands, of Southern California workers who rely on the Lakers and Clippers for their livelihoods.
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.
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.
NBA commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the NBA season after more than seven hours of meetings on Monday.
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.
They don’t have a deal yet, and they are just about out of time.
Negotiators for the NBA and its players have met for about two hours and will talk again Wednesday.
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.
NBA talks have started again and are apparently going nowhere.
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.
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.
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.
The Kings have been considering relocation to Anaheim for months. They’ve been in discussions regarding a loan for over $100 million in the event of such a relocation to the Honda Center in Anaheim.