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  • NBA Players Assn. places union chief Billy Hunter on leave

    The NBA Players Assn. announced Friday that union chief Billy Hunter, who has headed the union since 1996, has been placed on an indefinite leave of absence. In a memo sent to players Friday morning, union president Derek Fisher said: "This organization...
  • Chris Paul wants Chauncey Billups to take his time recovering

    Chris Paul wants Chauncey Billups to take his time recovering
    When Chris Paul found out that Chauncey Billups is out indefinitely with an inflamed tendon in his left foot, Paul was frustrated. "Man, I was hurt to find that out because nobody loves to play the game of basketball probably as much as me and Chaunce,"...
  • Saturday's local college roundup: W&M reaches CAA men's, women's tennis finals at home

    Men's tennis: Playing at home, second-seeded William and Mary overcame No. 3 James Madison 4-2 to reach the Colonial Athletic Association championship match, whose winner will gain an automatic NCAA tournament berth. After taking the doubles point, the...
  • NBA stars teaming up for the 'Obama Classic' fundraiser

    NBA stars teaming up for the 'Obama Classic' fundraiser
    With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in  an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign. The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
  • NBA scraps rest of preseason, first two weeks of season in danger

     
    NBA Commissioner David Stern, after a four-plus-hour labor meeting with the players' union Tuesday closed with no deal, cancelled the last two weeks of the preseason and said he could scrap the first two weeks of the regular season if......
  • Players union vows in letter not to back down

     
    Players union vows in letter not to back down...
  • NBA labor leaders meet to try to avoid cancellation of regular-season games

     
    An 11th-hour effort to avoid the cancellation of NBA regular-season games is underway as league and union officials are meeting Sunday. Union President Derek Fisher, union Executive Director Billy Fisher and NBA Commisioner David Stern are attending the...
  • NBA labor meeting begins as season's start hangs in balance

     
    NBA owners Peter Holt of the San Antonio Spurs, James Dolan of the New York Knicks and Glen Taylor of the Minnesota Timberwolves arrived for a bargaining session in New York with players union officials amid Monday's deadline to reach a labor deal or...
  • NBA lockout: Will the season start on time?

     
    NBA lockout: Optimism brewing about labor negotiations...
  • NBA lockout: Season may not start on time

     
    The NBA lockout and the Lakers: The Times' Lance Pugmire focuses on the NBA collective bargaining agreement meetings. The Times' Broderick Turner talks to players at Sunday's Drew League-Goodman League event about the NBA lockout....
  • NBA lockout: Whose side are you on? [poll]

     
    It's official. Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the NBA season after a lengthy negotiating session with locked-out players in New York failed to achieve a new collective bargaining agreement. Stern, his deputy Adam Silver and...
  • NBA lockout: NBA labor talks inching forward

     
    In Monday's labor negotiations to try and salvage the start of the NBA season, ownership led by NBA Commissioner David Stern and players representatives are working to solve a system that has left more than two-thirds of the teams losing......