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Derek Fisher

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Agent: Anthony ‘Loves’ New York, Wants To Explore Options

Carmelo Anthony has opted out and will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2014

Derek Fisher. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Reports: Derek Fisher Finalizing Deal To Become Knicks Coach

The deal is reportedly for five years and worth $25 million.

06/09/2014

Billy Hunter

Hunter Voted Out As Head Of NBA Players’ Union

Billy Hunter was ousted from his job as executive director of the union in a unanimous vote by NBA players who said Saturday they will “no longer be divided, misled, misinformed.”

02/17/2013

Kobe Bryant

Rovell: Kobe Lost $1.05 MM Tuesday

The NBA lockout has effectively whipped out more than a month and a half of the season, and Tuesday, the players experienced what it really feels like to be unemployed.

670 The Score–11/16/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Players Reject NBA’s Offer, Begin To Disband Union

The NBA players have rejected the league’s latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.

670 The Score–11/14/2011

Derek Fisher (left) and Maurice Evans. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Players Meet To Discuss League’s Proposal

Joined by superstars such as Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony, player representatives from NBA teams are meeting to discuss the league’s proposal for a new labor deal.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

David Stern

Ham: Have The NBA Players Met The Real Enemy?

LeBron James might be a load to handle on the court, but in the NBA labor quagmire he’s got nothing on a swamp turtle named Pogo, a comic pages pundit with a labor lesson for LeBron and the NBA players. “We have met the enemy, and the enemy is us,” said Pogo, the resident sage of cartoonist Walt Kelly’s Okefenokee Swamp.

670 The Score–11/09/2011

David Stern

NBA Talks Set, But Decertification Reports Surface

The announcement Thursday that negotiations to end the NBA lockout would resume were followed by reports that some players are investigating the possibility of decertifying the union.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Read: Derek Fisher Denies Union Rift In Letter To NBA Players

Derek Fisher denied a rift in union leadership in a letter to NBA players Monday, telling them there have been “no side agreements, no side negotiations or anything close” with league officials.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Berger Breaks Down NBA Lockout

Talks to end the NBA lockout broke down Friday afternoon, and Ken Berger of CBS Sports joined The Boers and Bernstein Show to discuss the current state of negotiations.

670 The Score–10/28/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Talks Done For Day, Will Resume Thursday

Searching for progress to end the NBA lockout, owners and players held another lengthy bargaining session Wednesday despite the departure of Commissioner David Stern.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

David Stern

NBA Players, Owners Continue To Meet With Mediator

NBA players and owners met for more than 10 hours with a federal mediator, hoping to deliver the progress Commissioner David Stern says is needed to avoid canceling more games.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Stern: Tuesday’s Meeting Could Decide Fate Of NBA Season

The fate of the NBA’s season could rest on Tuesday’s meetings.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter

Surprise: In NBA Dispute, Money Not Mattering Most

NBA owners apparently weren’t bluffing when they said they wanted competitive balance just as much as a chance to profit.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern, right, and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, second from right, talk to reporters after taking part in talks between representatives of the basketball league's owners and players. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

Negotiators Meeting On Deadline Day In NBA Talks

Facing a Monday deadline to reach a deal or have regular-season games canceled, NBA owners and players have resumed talks toward ending the lockout.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deadline: NBA, Players In Danger Of Cancellations

Derek Fisher emerged from a meeting with NBA officials and, as he as all summer, reported no breakthrough on a new labor deal.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Talks Break Down Over Money, Games In Jeopardy

NBA owners and players have failed again to get close to a labor deal, and union president Derek Fisher says he anticipates the remainder of the preseason to be canceled.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern, right, and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, second from right, talk to reporters after taking part in talks between representatives of the basketball league's owners and players. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

NBA Negotiations Break, With ‘Very Huge Day’ Ahead

NBA owners and players have finished meeting in small groups and will return Tuesday for what union president Derek Fisher says will likely be a “a very huge day” in the labor lockout.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

David Stern

No NBA Deal After Day Of Salary Cap Talks

NBA owners and players failed to reach a deal after about seven hours of talks Saturday, mostly about the salary cap structure, and will meet again Monday.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Players, Owners Meeting For 2nd Straight Day

With exactly one month until the season is scheduled to start, NBA owners and players are meeting for a second straight day in hopes of ending the lockout.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2011

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