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Nba Lockout

NBA Commissioner Cancels First Two Weeks Of Season

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Sticking to his deadline, NBA Commissioner David Stern erased the first two weeks of the season after negotiations failed to produce ...

Kobe Tells Embarrassing Story About Former Teammate

Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports

For anyone out there still waiting for a verdict to come in on the No. 1 overall selection of the 2001 NBA Draft, Kobe Bryant may have finally put the...

Hold That NBA Apocalypse

Mark Heisler | Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports
Mark Heisler

Overheated as this thing has been, the last three weeks saw the parties whittle their "irreconcilable" differences down to three percentage points.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.10.2011 | New York
Len Berman

They don't hand out pool sheets in baseball, but if they had, would this have been your final four? No Phillies, no Yankees? Don't all those regular season wins mean anything?

WATCH: Stephen Colbert's Super PAC Releases Ad In Support Of NBA Owners

Posted 12.07.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert is out with a new advertisement focused on the ongoing NBA lockout. Colbert, who recently won approval from the Federal Election Commi...

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.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Does anybody seem to care that the NBA will start canceling regular season games? Sports fans are yawning. Is it NFL syndrome? Fans just expect things to work out as they did in football?

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Len Berman | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

How confident are Yankee fans tonight? The truth is, not very. Desperate for a win, they hand the ball to A.J. Burnett to save their season. He has the highest earned run average of any regular Yankee starting pitcher.

Kobe's Team Working 'Intensely' On Deal

AP | By ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 12.03.2011 | Los Angeles

ROME -- Kobe Bryant's representatives and Virtus Bologna are "working very intensely" to bring the Los Angeles Lakers' star to Italy during the NBA lo...

LeBron, John Wall Have Dunk-Off During Charity Game

Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports

After a reported one-on-one battle between perennial All-Star Dwyane Wade and NBA Commissioner David Stern in New York City on Friday revealed how ten...

Report: Wade Yelled At Commissioner At Labor Meeting

Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

It seemed like things took a turn for the worse on Friday during a meeting between the NBA brass and the players. According to multiple reports from E...

Kobe Reaches Verbal Agreement With Italian Team

Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

What was "very possible" on Wednesday is now much more probable. Italian team Virtus Bologna said on Friday that a verbal agreement has been reached w...

NBA Guard Lands New Job With Furniture Company

Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

In case the All-Star front court players appearing on episodes of Law & Order: SVU hasn't clued you in, the NBA is still in a lockout. According to Ya...

Sports Blitz Now: NFL and NCAA Picks and Fantasy Football Advice

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports
HuffPost Radio

In the debut episode of Sports Blitz Now -- the brand new Huffington Post sports radio show -- Jordan Schultz and the guys broke down all the marquee matchups in college football this weekend, ranked their power 10 NFL teams and offered plenty of fantasy advice.

Kobe & Italy? A Love Affair

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Los Angeles

MILAN — Kobe Bryant said it's "very possible" he will play in Italy during the NBA lockout, adding the country is like home because he spent par...

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Len Berman | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Congratulations are in order for the Atlanta Braves. They've matched the Red Sox collapse. The Braves lead over St. Louis was 10 1/2 games in late August, and now its all been frittered away.

NBA All-Stars Put Together Highlight Reel Play During Summer League Game

Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

Philadelphia probably hasn't hosted an informal hoops game that drew this much attention since Will Smith was up to no good on the local playgrounds. ...

NBA Postpones Training Camps, Several Preseason Games

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The lockout has started doing real damage to the NBA's calendar. Players won't report at the usual time. The preseason won't start a...

China's Basketball League Mines Nuggets' Roster

China Real Time Report | By Miguel Gonzalez Jr. | Posted 11.22.2011 | Denver

China’s professional basketball league has snagged its latest NBA refugee, and fans of the Denver Nuggets may be asking: What did we ever do to you?...

Where are the NBA Superstars During the Lockout?

Thomas Alter | Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

There's a lot of blame to go around for the train wreck that is the NBA right now, but we've heard nothing but publicist jargon from all of the NBA's stars so far.

What NBA Lockout? Nuggets Forward Joins Italian Team

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Denver

MILAN — Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari rejoined his former Italian team Olimpia Milano on Tuesday, agreeing to play until the NBA locko...

Lockout Slows NBA Players' Charity Events

AOL | Posted 11.17.2011 | Impact

If it's late September, it must be charity-event time in the NBA. At least, it usually would be--players would be flocking back to their teams' cities...

NBA, Referees Reportedly Agree To New 5-Year Deal

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NBA and its referees approved a new five-year deal Thursday, just two years after a contract dispute nearly caused the league to ...

NBA Fines Michael Jordan For Comments About Labor Process

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Michael Jordan has been fined by the NBA for making comments about the league's ongoing collective bargaining process. NBA spokesman Tim ...

Skepticism and Solutions to Imaginary Problems in the NBA

David Berri | Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports
David Berri

The NBA -- if it is interested in the problem of payroll equity -- doesn't have to demand its players accept less money. They could accomplish the same objective by demanding teams like the Lakers accept less money.