Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
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 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.
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.
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.
Last Thursday, as the NBA negotiations seemed to be making progress, owners submarined any possible deal. Now, the owners are preparing to hit the players, and fans, again.
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association continue mediated negotiations in New York in hopes of salvaging another season and ensuring South Florida they will again see the Big Three on the court this year.
The NBA owners’ lockout of the players is showing no signs of ending after the league canceled the first two weeks of the season late Monday night. But there’s collateral damage from the lockout that is impacting people who have no say at the table.