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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

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

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

Stern Goes Home Sick On Crucial Day Of Negotiations

The marathon NBA bargaining sessions have taken their toll on Commissioner David Stern.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2011

Billy Hunter arrives to Tuesday's NBA negotiations. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Negotiations Last 16 hours; More Talks Planned

NBA players and owners spent a marathon 16 hours meeting with a federal mediator and planned to return early Wednesday to continue the talks.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

Mark Cuban arrives to NBA labo negotiations in New York City Tuesday. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Players, Owners Meeting With Mediator

NBA players and owners are meeting with a federal mediator, and Commissioner David Stern believes more games could be canceled if there isn’t movement toward a new labor deal.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

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

Muller: NBA Can’t Survive Lockout Like NFL

The unemployment rate is still high, and yet, here we sports fans are again, listening to another group of millionaires and billionaires argue over money.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

David Stern

NBA Postpones Camps, Cancels 43 Preseason Games

The NBA postponed training camps indefinitely and canceled 43 preseason games Friday because it has not reached a new labor deal with players.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2011

Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter

NBA, Union To Meet Wednesday Without Top Negotiators

A person with knowledge of the plans says staffs from the NBA and players’ association will meet Wednesday, without top negotiators from either side.

09/20/2011

DeMaurice Smith

NFLPA Head Smith To Address NBA Players In Meeting

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith will speak to NBA players during a meeting to update them on collective bargaining talks.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011