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  1. Lockouts: Not just for sports anymore

    Henry Abbott

    In the heat of the NBA lockout, I was pursuing a story about the role of race in the talks. Fascinating stuff that almost nobody will discuss on the record! On one side of the bargaining table almost everyone is white, and on the other side of the ta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  2. The end of the stakeout

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport The big moment came in the middle of the night, in a law office by the Apple Store. The circus of the NBA lockout came with a sideshow -- a hardy collection of journalists huddled outside, or downstairs, or in s...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "The work has been put in. Whether there is an opportunity for a collective payoff remains to be seen amid the NBA lockout. Tuesday, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem completed a ...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Craig Stouffer of the Washington Examiner: "The NBA lockout discussion has moved from BRI to CSI. Instead of negotiating the finer points of basketball-related income in a labor agreement that would have paved the way for the start of the NBA season,...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "It is hard for most Suns fans to muster some dislike for Steve Nash, but the NBA lockout puts all owners and players on the public's bad side. Nash gets it. Fans have his sympathy. He even thinks they are right. Ho...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  6. NBA Lockout -- Owners discussing revenue sharing, sources say

    Henry Abbott

    NBA owners were meeting Tuesday to discuss revenue sharing between high-revenue and low-revenue teams, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Ganter of the Toronto Sun: "As is his custom, the flamboyant Dennis Rodman didn't leave quietly suggesting to reporters, when asked about the current NBA lockout, that NBA players should just take whatever the owners offer and get back to work. ...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Marc Berman of the New York Post: "Amar'e Stoudemire said last night if the NBA lockout wipes out the season, he believes the players will form their own league instead of trying to catch on in Europe. 'If we don't go to Europe, we're going to start ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  9. NBA lockout -- David Stern on starting season on time says everyt...

    Henry Abbott

    Both sides in the NBA labor negotiations agree that if the owners and players do not make significant progress in CBA talks soon, then logistics will dictate that the scheduled Nov. 1 start of the regular season will become impossible.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: "If at any point over the past three seasons you've doubted the Thunder's chemistry and camaraderie, the events of last week should destroy all remaining disbelief. Despite the NBA lockout threatening to postpone t...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  11. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "The NBA lockout has entered its third month, but Tuesday is the day that will look and feel the most different at US Airways Center. The day after Labor Day usually marks the start of Suns voluntary workouts in ear...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  12. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: "Previously, Dwyane Wade's response to the ongoing and perhaps lengthy NBA lockout was to say he was 'open' to the idea of maybe playing elsewhere if his Miami season did not begin as scheduled. Now that possibility see...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  13. Blake Griffin talks NBA lockout, surfing, cars

    Henry Abbott

    There was very little happening in the NBA when Blake Griffin livened things up around the TrueHoop offices by calling from a car somewhere in Oklahoma. He shared his thoughts about the lockout, playing overseas, surfing, his much-maligned owner Dona...

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Times: "With NBA lockout in effect, did Mark Cuban break rules by standing on stage w/ Mavericks players at ESPYS?" Michael Lee of The Washington Post: So, does Mark Cuban get a $1 million fine for shaking hands with ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times: "With an expected NBA lockout looming, Clippers point guard Mo Williams was already planning for the future the other day, suggesting a solution for the (potentially) homeless NBAers. He teased Neil Olshey, the ...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  16. Barack Obama vs. an NBA lockout

    Henry Abbott

    No, I have not seen the President say anything about preventing a lockout. But as it looks increasingly like there will be a deal to preserve the George W. Bush era tax cuts for the very richest Americans, it occurs to me that maybe, just maybe, t...

    Blog | December 13, 2010