Players file antitrust suits against NBA
November 16, 2011 • Eastern Indiana Sports • 238 Views
One day after rejecting the latest offer from owners, NBA players filed antitrust lawsuits against the league in two courts Tuesday.
The suit filed in Minneapolis lists NBA players Caron Butler, Ben Gordon, Anthony Tolliver and would-be rookie Derrick Williams as plaintiffs.
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Players will lose when the rhetoric turns real
November 8, 2011 • Eastern Indiana Sports • 192 Views
The high stakes game of chicken in the NBA labor negotiations got amped up again over the weekend with the latest ultimatum giving the players until Wednesday More »
Group of NBA players discuss possibility of decertification
November 4, 2011 • Eastern Indiana Sports • 182 Views
The nuclear option is on the table again for NBA players in this lockout. Now we'll see if the season is about to be blown to smithereens.
Two league sources confirmed a Yahoo! Sports report that approximately 50 players took part in a conference call with an antitrust attorney on Thurs More »
NBA asks New York judge to clear obstacle in lockout talks
November 3, 2011 • Eastern Indiana Sports • 154 Views
Is the NBA lockout legal or not under antitrust laws?
That's the question league attorneys want a federal judge to answer -- before players potentially file an antitrust lawsuit as the NFL Players Association did during football's recent lockout.
U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe, More »
HUNTER; HANG TOUGH
November 1, 2011 • by troy derengowski • Eastern Indiana Sports • 200 Views
NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter, in a letter sent to members Tuesday, said the 50-50 split of basketball-related income sought by the league's owners would actually result in far greater concessions by the players and urged them to stand strong and united.
"Your role is More »
Report: NBA players, owners to meet again
October 26, 2011 • Eastern Indiana Sports • 141 Views
The cancellation of more NBA games has apparently been put on hold. The New York Daily News reported Monday that the league was set to cancel at least two more weeks of the regular season after the latest round of combative talks with the players' union and owners broke off last week. More »