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2011 Nba Lockout

NBA Season Salvaged: 5 Best Newspaper Columnist Reactions

Danny Groner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

After a 149-day lockout, the NBA announced this weekend that owners and players had finally reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement that will save the season. Well, 66 games of it.

NBA Lockout Over, Players React On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

It seems there might be a Santa Claus after all. NBA players and owners agreed on a tentative deal very early Saturday morning bringing the 149-da...

NBA Cancels More Games As Players File 2 Lawsuits

Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

The NBA formally notified teams Tuesday that it has canceled games through Dec. 15, erasing a total of 324 games or 26 percent of the season as the lo...

Live Twitter Reaction to NBPA Rejecting NBA's CBA Proposal

Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports

The threat of the 2011-12 NBA season being non-existent is now very real. The NBPA has rejected the most recent CBA proposal, and David Stern has prom...

The Hard Truths Illuminated by the Fall of Joe Paterno, the Death of Joe Frazier and the NBA Lockout

Joe Lapointe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Like the rich, successful actors who play the broken-down Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, our sports performers act as our avatars and our archetypes, on and off the court, field and ice. Truth sometimes flows through them and sometimes it is a hard truth worth learning.

From CC to the NBA Lockout -- Why Sports Is Not a Logical Business

Larry Hirsch | Posted 01.07.2012 | Sports
Larry Hirsch

I miss my NBA. Owners, this is a game, not the business you made your money in. Your emotion got you into this, let it guide you. If you don't have the resources to play the game, your fans deserve someone who does.

Kevin Durant Plays Flag Football With College Students

Posted 01.01.2012 | Sports

Kevin Durant has certainly been among basketball's best ambassadors during the long NBA lockout, which reached 124 days on Tuesday. The Oklahoma City ...

Who Might Finally End Solve The NBA Lockout?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- The emails come with increasing frequency, frustrated and sarcastic, quick to comment on the "geniuses" at work whenever the NBA owners and...

Is NBA Lockout Breaking Up Kris And Kim?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

Aside from the heartache experienced by basketball fans and the financial impact being keenly felt by arena and team staff, the NBA Lockout might also...

Jordan Schultz

Spencer Haywood On The NBA Lockout, His Hall Of Fame Induction And LeBron James

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.25.2011 | Sports

Spencer Haywood won an Olympic gold medal in 1968, at the age of 19, and was signed by the Seattle Sonics two years later after dominating the ABA. In...

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Len Berman | Posted 12.21.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Did the NBA season end yesterday? It sure feels that way. There had been marathon talks with a federal mediator and then talks broke off with both sides pointing fingers.

NBA Clings To A Fragile Position

Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

Give them credit, they have been consistent. The NBA has always said that they want two things from a new CBA: To adjust player salaries so that ow...

The Moment The NBA Labor Negotiations Fell Apart

ESPN | Henry Abbott | Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

David Stern, Billy Hunter, Derek Fisher, Adam Silver, Spurs owner Peter Holt, union lawyers Ron Klempner and Jeffrey Kessler ... with various others d...

Obama Is 'Hearbroken' Over NBA Lockout

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

NBA Commissioner David Stern's announcement on Monday that the first two weeks of the 2011-12 NBA season have been canceled broke the hearts of NBA fa...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The NBA has canceled the first two weeks of the season, and before you know it, the entire season may blow up. The unemployment rolls just got larger.

Sports Blitz Now Episode II: Discussing Hank Williams Jr. and Offering Fantasy Football Advice

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports
HuffPost Radio

Jordan Schultz and the guys broke down the Red River Rivalry game this weekend between No. 1 Oklahoma and archrival Texas, talked about the Hank Williams Jr. disaster and, of course, made all their picks for the upcoming marquee games.

Optimism For NBA?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports

On Wednesday, the NBA and its players' union held what appears to have been a successful meeting. No deals were announced (and probably won't be for s...

Jordan Schultz

Chris Bosh Talks Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Finals, Lockout

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.07.2011 | Sports

With his extended summer vacation in full effect, Chris Bosh recently participated in the first Call of Duty XP fan fest at Raleigh Studios in Playa D...

NBA Union Chief Bets On Lost Season

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.04.2011 | Sports

If NBA Players Union Executive Director Billy Hunter had to wager on it, he would bet that the 2011-2012 NBA season will get canceled. While speaki...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Lockout Report: Three-Point Leader Dorell Wright Discusses His 'Changed Outlook'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports

The NBA lockout has changed the summer landscape for many players, from NBA superstars to veterans. For some, it means going overseas, for others it m...

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Love Going Pro In Beach Volleyball

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

To combat the lull of the NBA lockout, NBA All-Star and the league's leading rebounder Kevin Love is going pro in beach volleyball ... yup, that's rig...

What the NFL Labor Deal Means for the NBA Lockout

Danny Groner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Now that NFL owners and players have come to terms on a new 10-year labor agreement, the focus turns to another league embroiled in its own lockout: The NBA.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Lockout Deeply Affects Veterans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

Much of the recent talk surrounding the NBA lockout has centered on Deron Williams heading to Turkey and the crowd of mega-stars pondering a similar m...

Do the Players -- and Cities -- Really Need NBA Owners?

David Berri | Posted 09.09.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Once again, two groups are being extorted by the 30 NBA owners: cities and players. A simple solution is for these two groups to come together and form a new basketball league, which I am gong to refer to as the Basketball Players Association League (or BPAL).

Jordan Schultz

NBA Lockout: Who's Going To Get Fat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports

During the last lockout in 1999, many players came back completely out of shape. All-stars and Olympians like Vin Baker and Shawn Kemp were in the prime of their careers, still just 29 and 28 respectively, yet became cautionary tales and never regained the explosive prowess that once made them both so great.