NBA NBA Labor News

The NFL has company. From NBA.com:

Talks on a new collective bargaining agreement between the NBA and its players broke off on Thursday afternoon, prompting the league to announce that it will lock out the players when the current agreement expires at midnight. The lockout would effectively shutter the league and could end up jeopardizing parts or all of the 2011-12 season.

The last time the league went through a work stoppage, after the expiration of its deal with the players in July 1998, owners and players trudged through more than six months of fitful bargaining and sometimes contentious rhetoric before coming to an agreement in January 1999. The NBA season was sliced to 50 games that year.

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