National Basketball Players Association
NBA players bent over backwards to try and help the owners strike a new collective bargaining agreement, but it was never enough. Now, the players are in a different court to improve their position.
The NBA has informed its teams that all games through December 15th have been cancelled, according to Yahoo! Sports.
The remainder of the already shortened NBA season is likely in jeopardy after NBA players rejected the league’s latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union.
The 5 p.m. deadline for the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association to strike a deal has come and gone; but, the onset of a NBA nuclear winter has not come just yet.
If you were one of the thousands of Miami Heat fans who have been waiting patiently for the Big Three to once again rule the court; you had better hope Saturday’s scheduled NBA talks finally complete a new collective bargaining agreement.
Thursday night was supposed to be when South Florida sports fans could finally welcome back a team that is committed to winning, the Miami Heat.
Another round of negotiations over the NBA lockout is set to take place in New York Thursday. But unlike past meetings, the meeting is amongst the National Basketball Player’s Association as they seek to calm growing unrest in the ranks.
Talks between the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association broke down again on Friday. Just like last week, it looked like an agreement was in reach; then one side refused to budge and the talks disintegrated.
Fans of the Miami Heat may be closer than ever to seeing the best franchise in the state of Florida play again this season after a marathon negotiating session in New York Wednesday night.
While the prospects of seeing LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh take the floor for the Miami Heat remain slim; the NBA and the National Basketball Players association will meet in New York Wednesday.