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Collective Bargaining Agreement

  1. David Stern not a fan of "The Decision" but is fan of right of players to choose

    Jul 12, 2010, 10:02 PM EDT

    It wasn’t LeBron’s decision that bothered David Stern, it was “The Decision.” In press conference in Las Vegas Monday, David Stern said LeBron James was more than free to make any decision he wanted, as were Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. He credited Miami with clearing the cap space to pull off the coup. Tampering?…

  2. NBA Players Association about to send proposal to owners, which will get laughed at

    Jun 28, 2010, 8:41 AM EDT

    Back in February, the NBA Players Association laughed at and rejected outright a new Collective Bargaining Agreement proposal from owners. That proposal used the current economy as a reason to call for a radical shift in the NBA’s deal with players: Shifting 10 percent more of basketball income to the owners, a hard salary cap,…

  3. No three-year deals this time for LeBron, Wade

    May 27, 2010, 1:27 PM EDT

    It was a brilliant bit of strategy by LeBron James last time he was a free agent — with a six-year deal offered, he negotiated it down to just three years (about $60 million over the three years). It was brilliant because kept his options open. It kept pressure on the Cavaliers organization to build…

  4. New Wizards owner thinks the NBA gives its owners too much rope to hang themselves with

    May 21, 2010, 4:22 PM EDT

    Ted Leonsis is going to make buddies with his NBA owner peers very quickly. Leonsis spoke to reporters on Friday and said that the NHL (whose Capitals are also owned by Leonsis) is currently “stronger” because their Collective Bargaining Agreement prevents owners from ingesting “stupid pills” as he put them, referring to large contracts which…

  5. Players union will submit new Collective Bargaining Agreement next month

    May 14, 2010, 12:53 PM EDT

    When the owners submitted their first proposal of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement to the Players Association at the All-Star Game, it was just dismissed out of hand. The owners went big — asking for basically a hard cap, shorter contract lengths with less money guaranteed, and a request to cut the players share of…

  6. Kelenna Azubuike picks up option to run again with Warriors

    May 5, 2010, 10:22 AM EDT

    In a year when most players with a player option on their contract for next year are testing the free agent market, Kelenna Azubuike is staying put. He picked up his option for next year, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Kelenna Azubuike exercised his option to stay with the Warriors for about $3.3 million…

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