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The Players Union Wanted No Salary Cap

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Two more weeks of the 2011-12 NBA season were canceled yesterday because the owners and players are still so far apart in their current labor negotiations.

REVENGE

Is The Lockout Totally Dan Gilbert’s Fault?

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Since the NBA lockout began on July 1, there has been a lot of finger pointing by the various sides involved in this embarrassing mess.

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Guess Which League Won’t Have A Season

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The NBA owners and players union met for three days this week with a federal mediator, including almost 20 hours on Tuesday and Wednesday alone.

#Christmas

The NBA Owners Have An Unlikely Supporter

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I hope you’re sitting down – I assume you’re on the toilet – but I have some very shocking news for you – NBA Commissioner David Stern has set another deadline.

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The NBA Wants You To Watch More NHL

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In the last collective bargaining agreement, the owners gave the players 57% of the league's basketball related income.

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You Sure You Guys Can Squeeze This One In?

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After Tuesday’s all-important, ultimate decision-making meeting between the NBA owners and players, we were treated not only to another deadline threat from commissioner David Stern, but also a statement by union director Billy Hunter that he and the players just don’t have time to meet this month.

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David Stern: ‘Monday Is Now The Newest, Newest Deadline To Save The NBA Season’

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As we mentioned yesterday, the NBA owners and players met in New York City again for what many people called the most important meeting of this entire lockout.

WE LIKE TO THINK IT HAPPENED LIKE THIS

We Like To Think It Happened Like This: Delonte West Finally Got A New Job

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This has been a pretty tough summer for a lot of NBA players, as the only income most of the mid-level and rookie contract guys have received came from their final paychecks from last season.

RYNE SANDBERG

The Chicago Cubs Went Out With A Bang…

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… And it was fired from Aramis Ramirez’s figurative pistol.

#MEMES

Vernon Wells Has Inspired The Newest Meme

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Vernon Wells redefined the meaning of common sense on Sunday when he announced that he would not *GASP.

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Frank McCourt Shouldn’t Have Any Money

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In news that should surprise absolutely no one, embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt is possibly being grossly over-billed by his bankruptcy attorneys.

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Shocking: No Progress For The NBA

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Yesterday, the NBA owners and players union met for what many analysts called a critical conversation that would decide the fate of the league's camps and preseason games beginning on time.

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These NBA Guys Sure Are On To Something

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The other day, there was an eyebrow-raising report by former ESPN NBA analyst Chris Sheridan suggesting that the NBA and the players weren’t $7-8 billion apart, as had been widely reported.

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China Is Rewarding Frank McCourt

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In news that should make blue collar Americans vomit all over their unemployment checks, embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, who is reportedly close to $550 million in debt while he publicly struggles with his humiliating divorce, has been offered $1.

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Luke Walton Offers His Interesting Contract Perspective

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In my constant desire to talk about Kris Humphries’ sham marriage to Kim Kardashian, I sometimes forget that there’s a pretty nasty lockout going on in the NBA.

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Delonte West’s Rap Career Isn’t Going Well

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Last week I introduced you to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/08/delonte-west-is-a-rapper-now#page/1">the phat beats, yo,</a> of Boston Celtics guard Delonte West, AKA Charlee Redz, as nobody ever sent him the memo about NBA players and rap careers.

SPENCER HAWES

David Stern Is Doing Just Fine

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NBA Commissioner David Stern and his band of 30 starving owners locked the players out on July 1 because they make too much money.

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The NBA Owners Voted For A Lockout

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All 30 of the NBA's team owners met for a five-hour meeting yesterday in Dallas to discuss the league's future and they all agreed - screw the future.

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Dez Bryant Needs The Lockout To End

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant seems to have been nothing but one headline after another since Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland asked him if his mom was a hooker prior to last year’s NFL draft.


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