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Amar’e Stoudemire Believes Lockout May End Sooner Than Expected

New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire visited the ESPN studios in Bristol, Conn. today and appeared on First Take and SportsCenter. Stoudemire first spoke on First Take, and gave the panelists his take on the current state of labor negotiations. AllMediaNY: "With those two weeks being cancelled, I think we’ll come to an agreement soon... hopefully,” said Stoudemire. “That’s the main goal, to try and fig ...

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NBA Cancels First Two Weeks of Regular Season

After a seven hour meeting today in New York City, NBA Commissioner David Stern announced the cancellation of the first two weeks of the regular season. @KBergCBS: "Stern to fans: "I say that we tried awfully hard. We made, in our view, concession after concession. Silver: What's separated us over the past two days are not economic issues, but the system." By the looks of it, the BRI split is not the only i ...

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Carmelo Anthony Rants on Lockout via Twitter

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is going on a rant with his followers on Twitter (@carmeloanthony). Anthony began the day on Twitter by joining his fellow NBA players by tweeting "LET US PLAY!!!!!!! #StandUnited." However, Carmelo had more to say about the lockout, and his later comments started a spark among his followers. "I just wanna apologize to all the fans for this lockout. Trust me, I feel y ...

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Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Wishes He Could Play With Carmelo Anthony

Before Carmelo Anthony ended up a member of the New York Knicks last season there was plenty of speculation that he might actually head west rather than east. Rumors were swirling that Anthony might join the Los Angeles Lakers in a trade involving young center Andrew Bynum. However, that trade never materialized and Anthony was shipped to the Big Apple. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant recently discussed the po ...

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NBA and Players Union Schedule Meeting Prior to Deadline

The NBA and players union have decided to schedule a last minute labor meeting today in New York. The sides have agreed to gather one more time before the Monday deadline in hopes of saving the first two weeks of the regular season, according to a person briefed on the session. "The meeting will involve the primary negotiators for each side — Commissioner David Stern and the deputy commissioner Adam Silver ...

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South Beach Exhibition Will Be Streamed Live Online

The Miami Heat's Big Three scheduled a star-studded exhibition game in South Florida, and the game can be viewed live for those not living in the area. For people in South Beach  the match will appear on MyTV33, and for the fans around the world the 'all-star game' will be streamed here- CBS Miami. With the NBA lockout threatening the start of the regular season, this a great time for fans to get a glimpse ...

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NBA Owners Decline Labor Meeting With Players Union

NBA Commissioner David Stern told the player union the league will cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if no CBA is signed by Monday, and recent reports indicate that the elimination of regular season games is quite possible. The parties have not scheduled an official labor meeting, and the the owners have just refused to gather with the union on Monday.  The players union is planning a meeting ...

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Isiah Thomas Says Mike Woodson Good Fit for Knicks Defense

Florida International University head coach and former New York Knicks coach Isiah Thomas recently stated that he believes new Knicks assistant coach Mike Woodson will be a good fit for the New York defense. Defense has been one of the weaknesses for this Knicks team in recent years. Many people attribute this to head coach Mike D'Antoni, who doesn't exactly have a sterling defensive resume. Woodson, who wa ...

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NBPA President Derek Fisher Sends Letter to Players Following Tuesday Meetings

Following yesterday's potentially apocalyptic meeting that resulted in the announcement that the NBA might be forced to cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if no deal is met by Monday. After the meeting NBPA President Derek Fisher sent another letter to the players. Thanks to Eric Pincus for the original link. TO: ALL PLAYERS FROM: DEREK FISHER & BILLY HUNTER DATE: October 05, 2011 RE: YESTERDA ...

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