All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NBA Lockout’

Update: NBA Lockout Fires Up Twitter, Again

Yesterday, the NBA Players Association rejected the latest offer from the NBA owners, and as a result, there’s a very real chance we won’t be seeing any NBA basketball for the foreseeable future, as, yet again, grown men failed to figure out a way to divide over $4 billion among themselves. While this is beyond a “whose side are you …

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Bryant Gumbel Burns Down David Stern, Twitter

While the NBA Lockout isn’t necessarily web-related news, the content it produces certainly is. Normally, Twitter has been the primary outlet for all things concerning the lockout, and with good reason. Eliminating the need to go through a local reporter as a spokesperson, while damaging the newspaper industry, gives us better insight into how these players think, for better or …

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NBA Cancels Regular Season Games, NBA Players React on Twitter

While there’s still hope that some of the upcoming NBA season can be salvaged, that prospect is looking less and less likely, especially after the recent announcement from NBA Commissioner David Stern concerning the cancellation of the first two weeks of games for the 2011-12 regular season. Stern, who indicated both sides “remain very, very apart on all issues,” has …

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NBA Lockout Trends Again As Training Camps Don’t Open

Yesterday, the NBA was supposed to open its doors, allowing teams to participate in their training camp activities. Of course, the ridiculous and contentious lockout continues unabated as the two sides — players and owners — try to split a pie that’s about 4 billion dollars in size. As it stands, the signs are pointing more and more to the …

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NBA Player Retweets Could Cost $1 Million

The NBA has ceased operations with the expiration of the then-current collective bargaining agreement. Essentially, until a new CBA is agreed upon, the NBA is dead. There is no NBA. Sure, there may be again at some point, but as of this moment, NBA = nada. That being said, if you’re a member of an NBA team’s staff, it’s advisable …

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