The talks Wednesday into Thursday morning were about the salary cap system, and Commissioner David Stern said they likely will stick with that issue when they resume.
Three days and 30 hours’ worth of talks couldn’t produce a new labor deal, so NBA owners and players walked away without knowing when they will meet again.
The NBA and players’ association are ready to try mediation, and Commissioner David Stern wants results quickly.
Christmas is traditionally the first big day of the NBA season. This year’s three-game schedule features the NBA finals rematch between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat.
NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season Monday after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.
CBS 11 Sports Director Babe Laufenberg recently sat down with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. The two talked about the Mavs’ NBA title run this year, Cuban’s outlook for what’s next, and the possibility of Mark Cuban one day holding public office. Here is part of their conversation.
David Stern was meeting with NBA owners in Dallas when he got word of how things went at a gathering of players in Las Vegas. They’re unified.
The Ming Dynasty is done. After helping pro basketball gain a foothold in the world’s most populous market, Chinese star Yao Ming has retired.
Both sides made new proposals Tuesday in what Stern had said was an important day in the league’s labor talks, with the collective bargaining agreement set to expire on June 30.
NBA owners and players are scheduled to meet again Tuesday, a session that Commissioner David Stern indicated would be critical in gauging whether a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached before the current deal expires June 30.
When the Dallas Mavericks finished off the Miami Heat on Sunday night in Game 6, it sent the NBA into a most uncertain offseason.
A month before a potential basketball lockout, there was some reason for optimism about the NBA’s labor situation, after sides met in Miami.