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  1. Five burning questions for the Central Division - NBA

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe answers burning questions facing the Eastern Conference's Central Division heading into the 2013-14 season. Among them: Can Derrick Rose return to greatness?

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  2. NBA - Burning questions for the Southwest Division

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan takes a look at the Western Conference and focuses the burning questions facing on the Southwest Division.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  3. NBA - At midseason Heat, Bulls, Thunder still best title odds

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley says the Heat, Bulls and Thunder still own the best odds to win the NBA title.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  4. Derek Fisher's late 3 pushes Lakers past Mavericks

    Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds to play and the Lakers survived a dismal offensive game by both teams for a 73-70 victory over the Mavericks on Monday night, snapping Dallas' five-game winning streak.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  5. Owners on David Stern's CBA

    Henry Abbott

    In today's New York Times, Mark Heisler reports on an exchange, between Clippers owner Donald Sterling and NBA commissioner David Stern, from the early days of the NBA labor negotiations: Several people in the room, none of whom wanted to be quoted ...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  6. Will Mavs be in market for backup PF?

    Jeff Caplan

    If the Dallas Mavericks dip into the free-agent market beyond their own guys seeking deals, they'll be looking for short-term, cheap labor. Whether center Tyson Chandler re-signs or not, the Mavs could be interested in a power forward that can do som...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  7. Lockout levity: Welcome back, Blazers

    Jeff Caplan

    Merry Christmas everyone! Who would have figured entering Friday afternoon that we'd come out of Thanksgiving weekend with a tentative labor agreement and an NBA season that is scheduled to start on Dec. 25. The expectation is a 66-game season, me...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  8. NBA players, fans react as deal to end labor dispute draws closer...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  9. 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
  10. Biggest CBA question for Mavs is tax

    Jeff Caplan

    Details of the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement will be revealed soon. The biggest question facing the Dallas Mavericks is just how punitive the re-structured luxury tax system will be. In recent labor negotiations, the previous $1 tax fo...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  11. NBA lockout -- New NBA talks aimed at resolving lawsuits, sources...

    Marc Stein

    The sides in the NBA labor dispute, which reached its 146th day Wednesday, have re-opened negotiations to make one last run at trying to start the season on Christmas Day.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  12. NBA could solve financial problems by contracting teams

    Howard Bryant

    If the NBA wants to save its season and its own dignity instead of trying to push the players to the wall, it needs to consider a serious downsize.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  13. Dallas Mavericks' DeShawn Stevenson blasts NBPA director Billy Hu...

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson believes the NBA's labor impasse will wipe out the entire 2011-12 season and he blasted Billy Hunter, the union's executive director for doing a horrible job.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  14. NBA lockout -- Players unlikely to accept owners' proposal, sourc...

    Once NBA players digest all the details of the owners' new proposal -- including a clause opening the way for more player demotions to the D-League -- it's hard to imagine even those desperate to play would be willing to ratify it, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  15. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Terry -- Players set to walk if deal bad

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks player representative Jason Terry said that if the proposal NBA commissioner David Stern delivered to the union late Thursday night is not a substantial improvement from the league's prior proposal, players will be prepared to walk away.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Of all the things that David Stern has been accused of being during the NBA's long labor fight, funny was not among them. Then Shecky Stern went from heckler in the audience to open mic night comic, and it d...

    Blog | October 28, 2011