Finally some good news to all the fans of the National Basketball Association around the world. According to reports, the NBA lockout could end soon after both the team owners and players have mutually agreed to put down their differences and sign a new collective bargaining agreement. With the new CBA to be signed by both parties soon, the new NBA season could hopefully began by Christmas day with three games on schedules.
NBA commissioner David Stern expressed joy over the latest NBA news since it is a huge news for them and the fans of the premier professional basketball league in the planet. He said once the new CBA is signed training camps and free agency could begin on December 9. Stern said there would only be 66 games in t he entire NBA season this year.
He revealed after a 15-hour negotiating season, the owners and players have both agreed to sign a new CBA after realizing that their differences have deprived the fans the chance to see NBA games both live and on television. The commissioner said the owners and players realized that a lot of people have depended so much the NBA that drove them to compromised to end the lockout. Moreover, Stern said the end of the lockout is an indication that the NBA is true to its commitment to providing great basketball entertainment to the hoop fans around the world.
NBA ready to play ball next month
Cherry Hill Courier Post, on Sun, 27 Nov 2011 08:38:55 -0800
National Basketball Players Association president Derek Fisher leaves after a news conference early Saturday in New York regarding the NBA and the players reaching a tentative agreement toend the five-month-old lockout. …
Tentative Deal Moves NBA Lockout Closer to End
WGIL Radio News, on Sun, 27 Nov 2011 08:37:31 -0800
After a 149-day lockout, owners and players reached a tentative new labor deal early Saturday, one they expect will be ratified in time to start the season with a Dec. 25 tripleheader. It comes at a loss of hundreds of millions of dollars for both …