NBA Lockout Looms Large Over Dallas BusinessesThe Dallas Mavericks are the defending NBA champions, but they may not have a chance to defend their title this year.
Sources Say NBA Talks To Resume WednesdayOfficials from the NBA and players' association will meet Wednesday, less than a week after three days of talks with a federal mediator couldn't produce a deal to end the lockout, a person with knowledge of the plans said.
NBA: Union, Not Cuban, Proposed Eliminating CapThe NBA players' association, not Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, proposed the elimination of the salary cap during negotiations aimed at ending months of labor strife, a league official said.
Report: NBA To Cancel Two More Weeks TuesdayThe NBA will announce the cancellation of two more weeks of games Tuesday, according to the New York Daily News. David Stern has already canceled the preseason and the first two weeks of the season.
Stern Doubts NBA Christmas Games If No Deal SoonChristmas 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.
Dallas Forward Fernandez Signs With Real MadridDallas acquired Fernandez in June after three seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers. He helped Spain win its second straight European Championship title Sunday.
Start Of NBA Season In Doubt As Talks Stall There was little reason to be optimistic that the NBA season will start on time after the latest round of labor negotiations failed to make any progress toward ending the lockout.
Before Meeting, Union Shows Members What NBA WantsNegotiators for NBA owners and players will likely meet again next week. And the league will have to offer something different to interest the players.