Entries Tagged as 'Lockout'

NBA lockout update: Games canceled, lawsuits filed, paychecks missed

November 15th, 2011 · 7 Comments

The NBA informed teams that all games through Dec. 15 have been canceled, according to an ESPN report, but really that’s more a function of the calendar than anything else since it will take about a month from deal to games. The league’s proposed 72-game schedule would have started no earlier than Dec. 15 anyway, so […]

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‘Nuclear winter’ is upon us as players union disbands

November 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

When the most important names in the 2011-12 NBA season are Kessler, Boies and Clement you know something went terribly, horribly wrong. That’s the situation the league finds itself in now after the players disbanded their union and plan to file an antitrust suit against the NBA after years of negotiating blew up Monday afternoon. It’s time […]

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NBA lockout reaches critical week

November 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments

It’s hard to tell whether we are days away from the end of the NBA lockout or merely days away from the next round of cancellations and the decertification of the union (aka the nuclear option). This week — the first week the players will miss a paycheck — will go a long way toward […]

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The NBA lockout for the uninitiated

October 31st, 2011 · 9 Comments

Editor’s Note: Ryan Weisert is a guest writer for ValleyoftheSuns. On Friday, the NBA announced the cancellation of all its November games. A full 82-game season is no longer a possibility. So unlike the NFL lockout, which saw the cancellation of only one preseason game and is all but forgotten after seven weeks, this NBA […]

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NBA cancels all November games as talks hit another BRI snag

October 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

So much for a deal by the end of this weekend. Instead David Stern announced the cancellation of the rest of the November slate on Friday after the players and owners failed to bridge the gap on the pesky BRI issue that has plagued these negotiations from the start. This cancellation eliminates any chance of […]

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Win Suns tickets, T-shirt by guessing when NBA lockout will end

October 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Billy Hunter believes the players and owners are “within striking distance” of a deal, but as Derek Fisher cautioned, “It gets tougher towards the end.” Every NBA fan must be overjoyed that progress appears to have been made, but any pragmatic follower understands there’s still much compromise to accomplish on the thorny BRI issue that […]

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