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  • NBA players reject owners recent proposal for a labor agreement

    NBA players reject owners recent proposal for a labor agreement
    The NBA lockout is still on-and it might be for a long time. On Monday the NBA player's union rejected the latest labor proposal, which continues the lockout that began on July 1st. During a news conference following the players union's rejection of...
  • Mayor Johnson Releases Statement on NBA Lockout Developments

    In a statement sent to FOX40, Mayor Kevin Johnson seemed optimistic about the resolution of the NBA lockout. The statement reads: "It is often darkest before dawn. We have seen similar patterns of negotiations in past lock-outs. I remain hopeful...
  • Josh Robbins: Latest NBA labor news likely dooms the 2012 All-Star Game in Orlando

    Josh Robbins: Latest NBA labor news likely dooms the 2012 All-Star Game in Orlando
    This morning, I appeared on Mike Bianchi’s radio show on 740 the Game. And during that appearance, I stated that Monday’s decision by the National Basketball Players Association to reject the owners’ latest proposal and also file a...
  • For now, city employees and the NBA still are preparing for the 2012 All-Star Game

    For now, city employees and the NBA still are preparing for the 2012 All-Star Game
    Although the 2012 NBA All-Star Game is in grave danger because of the league's ongoing labor dispute, employees from the NBA, the city of Orlando and the Orlando Magic are proceeding as if the exhibition will be played as scheduled. Today, regular...
  • NBA owners, players reach tentative labor deal to save season

    NBA owners, players reach tentative labor deal to save season
    Orlando’s lockout nightmare is coming to an end — just in time to save most of the 2011-12 NBA season and the 2012 All-Star Game at Amway Center. NBA owners and players reached a tentative labor agreement early Saturday morning. In about a...
  • The Orlando Magic appear prepared to trade Dwight Howard

    The Orlando Magic appear prepared to trade Dwight Howard
    Seven months ago, Dwight Howard and his agent told the Orlando Magic that Howard wanted a trade, preferably to the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets. The Magic now face a similar request, but there is one critical difference between the situations. This time,...
  • Dwight says he'll re-sign with only 1 team, denies he used the word 'blackmail'

    Dwight says he'll re-sign with only 1 team, denies he used the word 'blackmail'
    In an interview with Yahoo! Sports published early this morning, Dwight Howard sought to control the damage to his reputation from an ESPN.com article that, citing unnamed sources, said Howard has claimed the Orlando Magic blackmailed him into waiving his...
  • NFL's labor deal puts NBA in a public-relations bind

    NFL's labor deal puts NBA in a public-relations bind
    On the clock now: David Stern and Billy Hunter. The NFL and the NFL Players Association have solved their labor dispute, and they did it without sacrificing any regular-season games. The league’s tens of millions of fans responded with a...
  • NBA postpones training camps, cancels 1st week of preseason exhibitions

    NBA postpones training camps, cancels 1st week of preseason exhibitions
    With the NBA and its players far apart on a new collective bargaining agreement, league officials announced Friday that they have indefinitely postponed training camps and have canceled all preseason games that were scheduled for Oct. 9-15. The move...
  • NBA officially announces delay to start of 2011-12 season

    NBA officially announces delay to start of 2011-12 season
    Calling it "Black Friday" may be amping up the hyperbole a little bit, but things are about to get "real" in the NBA lockout. The NBA officially announced a delay to the start of the 2011-12 NBA season and issued the following statement via its website,...
  • Magic give season-ticket holders 3 options during lockout

    Magic give season-ticket holders 3 options during lockout
    In an effort to address concerns and retain their most loyal customers, the Orlando Magic have been in contact with their 14,000-plus season-ticket holders about the NBA lockout since July. The Magic have created what they’re calling their “...
  • NBA cancels first two weeks of regular season

    NBA cancels first two weeks of regular season
    The NBA announced Monday that it has canceled the first two weeks of the 2011-12 regular season after a seven-hour meeting in New York City between league officials and the players' union ended without a new collective bargaining agreement. "We certainly...