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NBA lockout

Nov 28, 2011 — Both owners and players are reviewing a proposed 10-year contract that could settle the NBA dispute. It appears the owners may have gotten the upper hand financially.
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Nov 18, 2011 — NBA players learn the anti-trust lawsuit they filed against NBA owners won't be heard in federal court in California until next March.
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Nov 15, 2011 — Now that the NBA players' union has decided to break up because it believes it cannot secure a good deal in negotiations with owners, is the 2011-2012 really lost? It will depend on how the legal battle unfolds.
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Nov 15, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, surviving childhood sex abuse, and the political right's message on inequality. In the second hour, the story behind the Trail Of Tears, and the wide-ranging effects of the NBA lockout.
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Nov 11, 2011 — NBA player representatives are reviewing a contract offer from team owners, with a revenue sharing plan they've already rejected. If they reject it again, the owners will present them with a less attractive contract offer. Players may vote to dissolve their union and sue the owners in court.
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Nov 8, 2011 — There's a looming deadline in the NBA labor dispute: owners of the major league basketball teams have given the players union until tomorrow to accept their latest offer or face a worse offer at the bargaining table.
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Oct 11, 2011 — Maybe there won't be many long-lasting repercussions from this battle between millionaires (the players) and billionaires (at least some of the owners) over how to divide millions of dollars.
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Sep 30, 2011 — According to the AP, the 33-year-old Bryant will be paid $3 million to play about 10 games, starting in October. It's another sign that the NBA season is in jeopardy. Players have been locked out by a labor dispute.
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Jul 19, 2011 — Adrian Peterson as a beekeeper? Blake Griffin and Kevin Lowe as wedding and bar mitzvah DJs? And is Ron Artest doing clerical work? Nope, it's all a parody. NFL and NBA players created a fake infomercial to showcase their skills off the court and field during the lockouts.
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