LeBron James is the biggest bargain in the game, thanks to the max-contract rule in the CBA. Owners might have shortchanged him $250 million over his career, but James is using it to his advantage, writes Tom Haberstroh.
The teams involved in the three-team Chris Paul trade blocked Thursday by NBA commissioner David Stern are lobbying the league for Stern to reverse the decision, according to sources close to the process.
Surprise, relief, joy and even some caution. Such was the reaction of many NBA players and fans Saturday, amid news that the labor dispute which led to the cancellation of hundreds of games and threatened the entire season was nearing an end.
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.