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NBA season likely to be canceled, union chief says at seminar
NBA season likely to be canceled, union chief says at seminar

NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he "had to bet on it," he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout. "We're $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people during a seminar at a conference in Baltimore of the National Bar Association, an organization of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges. The union chief said NBA commissioner David Stern was being limited in negotiations by hard-line owners. "The circumstances have changed among his constituency," said Hunter, the executive director since 1996. "In the last six or seven years, there is a new...

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