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  1. Mark Deeks: The Englishman Who Went Up the Internet But Came Down...

    Jason Concepcion

    The collective bargaining agreement is the DNA of the NBA. It is a vast tangle of rules governing how teams are assembled, how players are retained and moved, and how the monies generated by the game are divided and transferred. At the heart of the C...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Derrick Williams, Jimmer Fredette, and more of the NBA's make-or-...

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA's collective bargaining agreement creates a challenge for teams unsure of their young players — which means these six high-profile guys may be entering their make-or-break season.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  3. Second Round, First Priority: Ricky Ledo and Exploiting the CBA's...

    Zach Lowe

    Ricky Ledo's contract negotiations were going badly. Which sounds a little ridiculous. The Mavs selected Ledo with the 43rd pick in the draft, meaning he was a second-rounder with very little leverage and almost certainly no place else to go if he wi...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  4. Bill Barnwell ranks the top assets in the NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    Bill Barnwell delivers his annual ranking of the NFL's top 50 most valuable assets, with a few notes from The Sports Guy.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  5. Amnesty Fever: Who Will Survive the Last Days of the CBA Provisio...

    Zach Lowe

    As ESPN.com's Marc Stein reminded us this week, the league is running out of players eligible for the amnesty provision — that sexy and often misunderstood minx in the new collective bargaining agreement that allows teams to guillotine one play...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  6. The Humbling of Stephon Marbury and the Limits of the Chinese Bas...

    Hua Hsu

    Order was restored in the Chinese pro basketball universe last night when the Guangdong Tigers finished their sweep of the Shandong Lions to claim their eighth Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) title. This was probably the most competitive game of...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  7. The Sports Guy breaks down the best contracts in basketball

    Bill Simmons

    With the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement in full swing, it's all about the contracts.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  8. The Complete NHL Lockout FAQ, Part 1

    Gabe Feldman

    We're less than two weeks away from the opening day of the 2012-13 NHL season, which can only mean one thing — the players are locked out. For the third time in 18 months (yes, we have a lockout hat trick), a major sport's team owners have shut...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  9. Explaining the Lin Decision

    Gabe Feldman

    On Friday, arbitrator Kenneth Dam ruled that Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak were entitled to Early Bird rights under the NBA collective bargaining agreement. The decision was a huge win for the Knicks. It allows them to use the Early Bird exception to re...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  10. About Last Night: Welcome Back, NBA

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. NBA players and owners officially ratified the new collective bargaining agreement. "It was a mere formality at this point," said commissioner David Ster...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  11. Vishnu Parasuraman on the new NBA collective bargaining agreement...

    Vishnu Parasuraman

    BRI, systems, mid-level exceptions, amnesties, oh my!

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  12. 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
  13. Feral Dingos And The Kardashians: Secrets Of The New CBA Revealed...

    Ben Detrick

    After months of negotiation, NBA owners and the vestigial representatives of the players' association agreed to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that saved the 2011-12 season. Here's a look at some of the fine print. Revenue Sharing To ensur...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  14. NBA Lockout: The NBA's Nuclear Winter -- Where Do We Go From Here...

    Gabe Feldman

    We're in yet another NBA-less week of November, and the labor talks between the players and owners took an ugly turn last week when the NBPA dissolved its union and players filed antitrust suits. With a lawsuit already pending in New York between the...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  15. Lockout Watch: 'I'll See You in Court' Edition

    Ethan Trex

    Remember the NBA? That was great! Now all we have to pay attention to is the lockout. To make sense of it all, we've brought in Ethan Trex for a feature we're calling Lockout Watch. We've been waiting for over a month now for the triumphant return...

    Blog | August 03, 2011