Collective Bargaining Agreement

As expected, Sixers to extend qualifying offers to Young, Hawes

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Both Thaddeus Young and Spencer Hawes will become restricted free agents come July 1… we think. I mean there will be a lockout and who the heck knows what things will look like on the other end of that. What we do know is that this week the Sixers will extend qualifying offers to Young [more]

Carmelo’s move may make CBA negotiations nastier

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Utah Jazz owner Greg Miller talked about it when he tried to explain to a shaken fan base why he felt he had to trade Deron Williams away. His argument: it’s a new era of stars congregating in big markets. The players have taken control of the process in a way they have not before. [more]

Cavaliers find little trade market for Antawn Jamison

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Antawn Jamison has been the Cavaliers best player this season. Which is about like being the best member of ‘90s boy band No Authority. Don’t know who that is? Exactly. For the Cavaliers it is about building for the future, not winning this season (obviously). So if they can move parts like Jamison to get [more]

Knicks’ Wilson Chandler fires agent, looks to cash in next summer

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Back in the fall, Wilson Chandler’s agent Chris Luchey tried to convince Knicks GM Donnie Walsh to sign his client — whose rookie deal was about to end — to an extension. The Knicks are all about financial flexibility going forward, so they said no. Chandler has gone out and had the best year of [more]

Stephon Marbury sums up the lockout talk pretty well

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Halfway around the world, playing hoops in a coastal Chinese city most Americans have never heard of, Stephon Marbury is watching the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations unfold. And he gets it, just check out this quote from a New York Magazine profile. “There’s definitely going to be a lockout in the NBA after this [more]