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Sources say that the NBA and referees are getting closer to an agreement to end the lockout.
The NBA has told teams that they will start the season with replacement referees.
NBA refs declined the league's latest offer in a 3-2 vote, sources say.
The lead negotiator for locked-out NBA referees finds it "amazing" that a former referee at the center of a controversial job action nearly six years ago is on the league's preliminary list of replacement officials.
NBA referees expected a lockout to be "imminent" after negotiations Wednesday between their union and the league office failed to produce a new collective agreement.
What does the future hold for the seven interim coaches in the NBA?
David Stern talks about the cultural implications of the league's new dress code and more. • Full transcript