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players of the NBA react to unions decision

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• “I’m going to wait a few days to digest it before I say something. I’m very emotional right now and don’t want to say something that wouldn’t be helpful to anyone. The whole thing is messed up.” – Utah Jazz rookie center Enes Kanter  to Y! Sports’ Marc Spears • “The fans can think…

**Update** NBA Players Union Rejects latest offer from League/NBA season in jeopardy

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As reported by yahoo.com and the associated press: The NBA players have rejected the league’s latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union. The decision likely jeopardizes the season.  Union executive director Billy Hunter says the players’ association is prepared to file antitrust action against the NBA. He says this is the…

2 NBA teams to be eliminated in newest proposal by NBA Commissioner Stern

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As reported by yahoo.com: As NBA commissioner David Stern made an unprecedented push to publicly persuade players to accept the league’s latest offer to end the lockout, players had yet to hear of several “B-list” issues that could eventually doom the passage of a vote on both sides of the labor impasse, league sources told…

NBA Lockout almost over

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as reported to yahoo.com: After several days of NBA ultimatums and threats, owners and players made significant progress toward a collective bargaining agreement that would end the lockout, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. With the Players Association agreeable to a 50-50 split of revenue, the sides also made progress on three of the five system…

NBA lockout and Europe

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grantland.com has a very interresting article up on the NBA Lockout if playing overseas is not sustainable economically or comparable historically to past incomes, players hope it will deliver a symbolic message to league owners that they can and will play and profit elsewhere. to read the entire article CLICK HERE

Tracy McGrady to be a Los Angeles Laker?

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As reported by yahoo.com NBA star Tracy Mcgrady would like to play for the lakers next season. On his twitter he posted the following picture asking his fans “yes/no”   He also photoshoped a picture of him wearing a Lakers Uniform

Dallas Mavs win the 2011 NBA Title, Dirk Nowitzki wins MVP

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What a amazing run the Dallas Mav’s had this season. Congratulations to the Dallas Mavs for winning there first NBA Championship. For all the news, pictures and information check out yahoos article on this historic event. http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/recap?gid=2011061214

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