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  1. Derek Fisher takes on Billy Hunter

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport A long-tense relationship explodes. Back in the lockout, a common theme was that David Stern was looking to massacre, destroy or otherwise obliterate the National Basketball Players Association. It was never ...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  2. The Nuclear Winter is Over: The New CBA, and How the Lawyers Save...

    Gabe Feldman

    Well, that was fun. After nearly 150 days of lawsuits, mediations, intramural flag football games with Kevin Durant, exhibition basketball games in Rucker Park with Kevin Durant, exhibition basketball games in Oklahoma City with Kevin Durant, and lat...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  3. The NBA's new labor deal doesn't solve the problems of small-mark...

    Howard Bryant

    Here's one glass-half-empty look at the NBA's new labor agreement: It's only a matter of time until the small-market numbers don't add up and the players are being blamed again.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  4. NBA season start on Chrismas Day is perfect resolution to lockout...

    Michael Wilbon

    The NBA will finally open, two months later than usual, to which we say: Season's Greetings! Christmas Day is the right time to tip off the season.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  5. NBA lockout -- Owners, players resume meetings in New York

    NBA Commissioner David Stern and the players are meeting in New York in hopes of ending the 148-day lockout.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  6. NBA lockout -- Players consolidate antitrust fight in Minnesota

    NBA players have filed an amended federal lawsuit against the league in Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  7. NBA cancels games through Dec. 15; players file 2 antitrust lawsu...

    The NBA formally notified teams Tuesday that it has canceled games through Dec. 15, erasing a total of 324 games or 26 percent of the season as the lockout lingers into its 138th day.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  8. Questions and answers about NBA players announcing they will disc...

    Lester Munson

    David Stern called it a "nuclear winter." Is it really that ominous? We've got answers about Monday's lockout developments.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  9. An Economics Professor Explains Monday's NBA Lockout News

    Jonathan Abrams

    On Monday, the NBA labor negotiations completely imploded. Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher, with seemingly half of the NBA at their side, declared their intentions to disband the union and file an antitrust lawsuit against the league. In response, NBA ...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  10. Players' new legal leaders speak

    Henry Abbott

    In announcing the legal strategy of disclaiming the union, Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher are effectively handing the process of getting NBA players back to work with their outside attorneys Jeffrey Kessler and the newly appointed David Boies. Boie...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  11. NBA lockout -- What's next for players, owners after union reject...

    Larry Coon

    Where do the players and owners go from here? Larry Coon breaks down the next phase of the process.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  12. NBA lockout -- Players will not accept deal, will seek to disband...

    Marc Stein

    The NBA players' union has rejected the owners' most recent collective bargaining proposal and will instead seek to disband the union, a move that likely jeopardizes the 2011-12 season.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  13. NBA players union consensus unlikely on owners' offer, source say...

    While the NBA Players Association's executive committee is staunchly against accepting the league's recent offer, it is not a certainty that the player reps who will meet Tuesday will feel the same way, a source said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  14. NBA lockout negotiations intensify as NLRB decision nears

    Lester Munson

    The NBA and its players appear to be closing in on a settlement to end the lockout. Why now? Maybe because the NLRB might lower the boom if they don't. A Q&A.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2011
  15. NLRB complaint by NBA players might be best chance to end lockout...

    Lester Munson

    They're still sitting the season out in the NBA. But an imminent ruling from the NLRB looms large, and it just might be the best chance for a resolution to the lockout.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  16. David Stern and the plantation

    Henry Abbott

    Bryant Gumbel likened David Stern to a "modern plantation overseer" in talking labor at the close of his HBO "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" show: [Stern] has alternately knocked union leader Billy Hunter, said the players were getting inaccurate i...

    Blog | October 19, 2011