NBA Fines Spurs $250,000 For Sending Starters HomeThe NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 on Friday for sending four players home Thursday before their game Thursday night in Miami.
Jim Rome Gets Into Heated Exchange With David Stern NBA Commissioner David Stern and Jim Rome got into a heated exchange on the conspiracy of fixing the lottery that granted the first pick to the NBA-owned New Orleans Hornets.
Stern: World Peace's Past Weighed In SuspensionDavid Stern said Wednesday the elbow that Metta World Peace used to give James Harden a concussion was "recklessly thrown" and the Los Angeles Lakers forward's history absolutely weighed into the suspension.
Report: David Stern To Step Down As Commish After 2 More SeasonsDavid Stern has made it pretty clear that the end is near for him in the commissioner's seat. He stressed at All-Star Weekend that he would not be around for the next collective bargaining agreement, whether that comes in 10 years, or six.
Lebron James, Magic Johnson React To Chris Paul Trade VetoEven with a flurry of moves around the NBA, the focus remained on the deal that didn't get done.
NBA Commissioner Blames 'Greedy' Agents For Stalling Labor DealNBA Commissioner David Stern blames "greedy" agents for trying to scuttle a new labor deal and believes they are trying to push their clients into a "losing strategy" of decertification.
NBA Union: No Deal; No Fear Of Ultimatum, EitherNBA players made it clear Tuesday: No deal. No fear of Commissioner David Stern's ultimatum, either.
David Stern: 'We Are Going To Make A Deal'David Stern has started up another media tour, taking his message to radio shows, TV shows, podcasts and basically anyone who will listen. He's not so much trying to go for the PR spin this time though. He's just trying to speak to the rank and file players. He's trying, desperately, to make a deal.
Reports: Kobe, Fisher Willing To Take 50-50 DealLos Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant and his backcourt mate, National Basketball Players Association president Derek Fisher, are ready to accept a 50/50 split of Basketball-Related Income with the NBA's owners. The NBPA's official proposal as of Friday stood at 52.5 percent for the players.
NBA Owners, Players Break Off Talks With No DealWithout a deal, Stern must decide whether to add more cancellations to the two weeks that have already been lost.
Source: NBA To Cancel 2 More WeeksThe New York Daily News is reporting that the NBA will cancel two more weeks of the season on Tuesday.