Entries Tagged as 'Lockout'

ValleyoftheSuns celebrates third anniversary as optimism reigns in lockout talks

October 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

On this day three years ago, ValleyoftheSuns.com joined the basketball blogging community. We can only hope that David Stern and Billy Hunter decide to give us the gift of ending the lockout after Thursday’s 7 1/2 hour session yielded progress and optimism on the systems issues. We will soon find out if that momentum can […]

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Labor meeting set with 2 more weeks on chopping block, Jerry Colangelo namesake for GCU sports biz school

October 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

After an unsuccessful round of bargaining with a mediator last week, the NBA owners and players union are set to return to the bargaining table on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press report. It’s also widely expected that the league will officially cancel two more weeks of games after previously doing the same thing two […]

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NBA lockout mediation leads to progress, more talks scheduled

October 20th, 2011 · 5 Comments

After meeting for more than 24 hours the past two days with federal mediator George Cohen, including Tuesday’s marathon 16-hour negotiating session, progress has been made on the proposed revenue split but many issues still remain between the NBA and the player’s association, according to Yahoo! reporter Adrian Wojnarowski. A source told Woj that the sides […]

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Robert Sarver looks forward to clearing his name as season’s first two weeks are canceled

October 11th, 2011 · 22 Comments

PHOENIX — As has been feared for months, NBA commissioner David Stern cancelled the first two weeks of the NBA season on Monday, citing a significant gulf “on virtually all issues,” according to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. Thus it would now take a miracle for the NBA not to lose games for just the second time […]

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The extra 3 percent

October 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Monday may very well be the most important day on the 2011-12 NBA calendar. After all, if it doesn’t go well, there may be no 2011-12 season, at least not one that starts on time. NBA commissioner David Stern has said he will cancel the first two weeks of the season if the framework of […]

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Steve Nash trade analysis after another unsuccessful bargaining day

October 5th, 2011 · 9 Comments

With the NBA officially wiping out the rest of the preseason on Tuesday and preparing to start canceling games if no deal is reached by Monday, today seems like a perfect time to take a look back at some recent Steve Nash analysis on the ESPN/TrueHoop platform. ESPN Insider Tom Haberstroh feels the Suns must trade Nash. […]

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