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  1. NBA players' union says it won't take bad deal to avoid work stop...

    Chris Sheridan

    With NBA stars from veteran Kevin Garnett to Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin standing behind him, union president Derek Fisher said Thursday that players won't accept a bad deal to avert a work stoppage.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  2. NBA players' union says owners want players to give back $160 mil...

    Chris Sheridan

    The NBA players' union spoke out Wednesday about how livid they are that owners are not only asking for $7-8 billion in concessions in a proposed new CBA, but also are asking players to give back $160 million that was withheld from paychecks last season.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  3. NBA players' union files unfair labor practices claim against own...

    Chris Sheridan

    The union for NBA players filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, seeking an injunction that would prevent owners from imposing a lockout when the current CBA expires June 30.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  4. Death of Gary Hall to impract NBA labor talks

    Chris Sheridan

    The death of the players union's No. 2 will impact NBA labor talks, writes Chris Sheridan.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  5. David Stern should take tips from security guard

    Chris Sheridan

    David Stern should take tips from his ticket-escaping security guard in NBA lockout talks.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  6. National Baskeball Players Association plans legal action over ri...

    Chris Sheridan

    With referees whistling technical fouls against players for even the slightest of complaints, the NBA players union issued a strongly worded statement threatening legal action and saying the changes "may actually harm our product."

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  7. NBA players' union plans to file complaint over access to Celtics...

    Chris Sheridan

    The NBA players' union said it planned to file a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board after one of its officials was denied access to the Celtics locker room before Game 2 of the Boston-Cleveland series Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2008
  8. Labor talks: Are they really closer to deal?

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- Player reps from the 30 NBA teams will meet in New York Thursday at a critical union meeting prior to Friday's resumption of collective bargaining talks, and whatever cautious optimism they hear will be cautious to the extreme. Althoug...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  9. Union disputes NBA's figures, ready for lockout

    Chris Sheridan

    In response to NBA commissioner David Stern's assertion that the league lost $370 million last season, the head of the players' union claimed Wednesday that Stern's numbers are as much as $370 million off base.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  10. NBA union VP and Orlando Magic center Adonal Foyle calls owners' ...

    Chris Sheridan

    In the strongest comments yet by a players' union official since NBA owners made a new collective bargaining proposal, first vice president Adonal Foyle of the Magic said the offer put forth last week by commissioner David Stern's office was "ludicrous."

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2010
  11. Union president and Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher rebukes...

    Chris Sheridan

    If NBA owners ask NBA players to give back an inordinate amount of money in collective bargaining talks, those talks at All-Star Weekend probably won't last very long.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2010
  12. NBA old-timers get big pension boost

    Chris Sheridan

    David Stern uses his annual All-Star Game news conference to announce a big pension boost for old-time players.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2007
  13. Union files grievance over fines for long shorts

    Chris Sheridan

    The players' union wants an arbitrator to decide whether it was fair for the NBA to fine 13 players $10,000 apiece for wearing their shorts too long.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2005