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  1. NBA - Coaches give vets a rest and rookies more play during short...

    Ric Bucher

    In ESPN The Magazine, Ric Bucher looks at the impact of a lockout-shortened season on teams and players. Pulling out all the stops to win every game just isn't prudent.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  2. NBA, players' union to continue finishing deal, sources say

    Ric Bucher

    NBA commissioner David Stern and players union director Billy Hunter began negotiations on the remaining points of their tentative labor deal on Friday and were expected to continue talking Saturday, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  3. Age limit, other issues among 'B-list' items being discussed for ...

    Ric Bucher

    While NBA owners and representatives for the players have a handshake agreement on the broad points of a new labor deal, there are a host of other elements that still need to be worked out before the league hopes to re-opens.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  4. Sources -- NBA owners relented on several key issues

    Ric Bucher

    While the handshake agreement between the owners and players hasn't been ratified yet, the players apparently did win some concessions on vital system issues that prompted union leaders to reject the previous offer without a vote, league sources said.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  5. Sources -- Options discussed for NBA draft order if no season

    Ric Bucher

    Options for determining the 2012 NBA draft order if the 2011-12 season is cancelled have been discussed in case the 2011-12 season, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  6. Lockout -- NBA world tour contracts in place, sources say

    Ric Bucher

    Details of a six-game, four-continent exhibition tour by NBA players have not been finalized, but 14 of the 18 approached have contractually committed, sources said, and deals with all 18 are expected Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2011
  7. NBA agents' group warns clients in joint memo

    Ric Bucher

    Concerned the NBA players union continues to negotiate about a new collective bargaining agreement that contains massive concessions by only the players, six of the most powerful player agencies have sent out a warning letter.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  8. NBA: Agents' letter raises fair questions

    Ric Bucher

    Are owners confusing 'want' and 'need' in these negotiations?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  9. NBA to annouce postponement of training camp, cancel exhibition g...

    Ric Bucher

    No labor deal, and soon NBA teams could miss the start of training camps.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  10. Billy Hunter of NBPA supports going to Europe in memo to players

    Ric Bucher

    NBA players association executive director Billy Hunter sent a memo to all players Tuesday saying he supports all members of the union in their attempts to play elsewhere.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  11. NBA -- Ric Bucher on perils of going to Europe

    Ric Bucher

    For many NBA players, going abroad would prove to be a risky endeavor on several fronts.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  12. 2010 NBA Preview: How Nick Collison, Carl Landry, Marc Gasol and ...

    Ric Bucher

    From the November 1, 2010 issue of ESPN The Magazine, Ric Bucher looks at the rainy day plans being made all over the NBA in case the league is locked out in 2011-12.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2010
  13. Ric Bucher: Why are NBA owners spending so much?

    Ric Bucher

    If owners want to curb costs, why are they spending so much? Ric Bucher finds the answer lies with the league's CBA.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  14. Beijing hoops camp a learning experience

    Ric Bucher

    Everyone in the NBA should participate in an overseas basketball camp, writes Ric Bucher. • Photo gallery

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2005