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.
Some of the things NBA players are demanding from owners are fair, just and deserved. But if Billy Hunter and the players are expecting the public to embrace their side, they have sorely miscalculated.
The NBA locked out its players Friday when its collective bargaining agreement expired, becoming the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife.