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Is Another Lockout On The Horizon?


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#1 LD2k

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Posted January 23, 2009 - 11:19 AM

Pretty crazy stuff..

The current collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and players union expires in 2011, and some involved believe that another lockout is a strong possibility.

The league has to decide by Dec. 15, 2010, whether to extend the collective-bargaining agreement through the 2011-12 season. If not extended, it expires June 30, 2011.

"If the economy doesn't turn in two years, there's definitely going to be a lockout because everybody is taking a hit in this recession," Kings' guard Bobby Jackson said. "The owners are definitely going to want to make some cutbacks, and the players aren't going to want to make the cutbacks.

"But I think we have to put our differences aside and say what's best, and that's playing this game and giving fans what they want and not being selfish."


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Posted January 23, 2009 - 11:22 AM

NBA right now is at a great stage, the level of talent has increased. The games are getting better and it is a worldwide success, please Stern don't let this happen again.

Edited by popo, January 23, 2009 - 11:25 AM.

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Posted January 23, 2009 - 11:23 AM

no probably not i just don't see it happening

they will figure something out and get it done
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Posted January 23, 2009 - 11:42 AM

its gonna be tough with this economy getting worse ... pretty soon, arenas will lose attendance if tickets get more expensive and players get larger?? contracts
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Posted January 23, 2009 - 11:50 AM

They'll have this solved before the deadline.

If they don't, they could risk losing more players to overseas. To me, the NBA will figure it out...

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Posted January 23, 2009 - 12:24 PM

this would be terrible for the league, especially at a time when the fanbase is steadily growing with the lakers and celtics back on top of the league, closely followed by superstars like bron bron, dwight howard, and chris paul.


They'll have this solved before the deadline.

If they don't, they could risk losing more players to overseas. To me, the NBA will figure it out...

i just hope both sides can be reasonable...

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Posted January 23, 2009 - 12:56 PM

There is NO WAY Stern is about lock the players out again with how shady $$$ is going right now.




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