One may have thought that the lockout news was over. Think again. In a scathing complaint filed yesterday in Oakland Superior Court, Billy Hunter has alleged that Derek Fisher engaged in secret negotiations during the 2011 NBA Lockout. Read the complaint for yourself below:Read More
As requested by the players, the federal judge in Minnesota has stayed the proceedings until December 9th, 2011. The NBA must answer or respond by that date.
The full order can be found here:Read More
Today, the players’ lawyer in the Minnesota case (consolidated last week) sent a letter to Minnesota District Court Judge Patrick Schiltz asking the court to “stay all proceedings” through December 9, 2011. The letter is the first and only notification so far to the court about the tentative settlement reached last week.
You may read the full letter below:Read More
A tentative deal has been reached in the NBA lockout talks (ESPN), with two sides announcing that they will send the deal to their respective bodies for approval. The ambition is to start the NBA season on Christmas Day with a tripleheader. NBA.com is reporting that the deal will have a “band” approach from 49-51 percent of BRI, with more likelihood of reaching that 51 than in previous offers.
It appears, from reports earlier this morning, that a number of players may actually still vote against the deal, but a majority will still carry to approve it (Yahoo! Sports.)
Chris Sheridan provides an extensive breakdown of the specifics of the deal.Read More