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Harden: Players Won’t Budge On 53% Of Basketball Related Income

The league and players wrapped a five-plus hour meeting in New York Sunday in a last-ditch effort to save the start of the NBA regular season. How’d it go?


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NBA Negotiators To Meet Sunday Night

A person with knowledge of the plans says top negotiators for the NBA and players’ association will meet Sunday night, perhaps the last chance to avoid canceled regular-season games.


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NBA Lockout Already Harming ‘Little Guys’

Across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, a building that rocks and rolls from November until April as home to the Cavaliers, reality is posted on a wall.


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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 Stars Enter Lockout Talks

NBA players and owners are done talking for the day and plan to resume bargaining Saturday.


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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.


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Kobe Counters Italian League Offer

Looks like Kobe Bryant is willing to play overseas during the NBA lockout after all, but for a hefty price. Bryant reportedly turned down an offer for $6.7 or nearly $740,000 per game to play for Virtus Bologna, of the Italian League.


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Derek Fisher Keeps Working To End Lockout

I don’t know anyone else under the age of 80 that writes more letters than Los Angeles Lakers guard and National Basketball Players Association president Derek Fisher.


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NBA Representatives Work To End Lockout

With one round of cancelations behind them and more significant ones looming without a new labor deal soon, representatives for NBA players and owners will meet Tuesday and perhaps Wednesday for talks aimed at ending the lockout.


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Nothing New In Latest NBA Lockout Talks; Preseason In Jeopardy

Amid outsized expectations for progress, top negotiators for the NBA and players’ union met for five hours Thursday with both sides refusing to charaterize the talks.


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NBA, Union To Meet Wednesday Without Stern or Derek Fisher

A person with knowledge of the plans says staffs from the NBA and players’ association will meet Wednesday, without top negotiators from either side.


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Kobe Still Thinking About Playing Abroad If There Is No NBA Season

Kobe Bryant said that he’s still considering playing overseas because an owners’ lockout of players threatens to sabotage the upcoming NBA season.


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Lakers Are In Line With Revenue Sharing, Hard Cap

If you’ve been paying attention, it should be no surprise that the Lakers organization is fine with revenue sharing.


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Barkley: Kobe Bryant Won’t Risk Injury Overseas

The “Will he or won’t he?” question has lingered for months around Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, as his flirtations with clubs in Turkey and China have led people to wonder whether he will play professionally overseas during the ongoing NBA lockout.


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Report: Chinese League Blocks Kobe’s Deal With Shanxi Zhongyu

The move would send ripples throughout the basketball world as the most iconic NBA player would be playing overseas in a lucrative market.