Bernstein: Bulls-Knicks Playoff Matchup Could Be FunNo need to be too concerned about the outcome, really, since one made free-throw at the end of regulation flips the script.
Politician Says No NBA On ChristmasWhile most basketball fans simply can't wait for Christmas Day to get their NBA fix, one politician isn't as thrilled.
Muller: Miss NBA Basketball? Blame SternDon’t blame the owners for the lack of professional basketball in the middle of November. Don’t blame the players for nixing the latest offer earlier this week, thus extending the delay until at least mid-December, and quite possibly, until the 2012-13 season.
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.
Johnson: NBA Players Tired Of Being BulliedThe NBA Player's Association's decision to reject the NBA's latest offer and disband as a union could spell the end of any hope for a basketball season in 2011-12.
Players Reject NBA's Offer, Begin To Disband UnionThe NBA players have rejected the league's latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.
NBA Players Meet To Discuss League's ProposalJoined 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.
Schuster: Will The NBA Return Next Week Or Are We Being Teased Again?If any of you have followed me on the station, or Facebook or Twitter you know that I am a die hard hoops junkie. All levels of the sport are cool but the ultimate for me is the NBA and I have been going crazy without it during this prolonged lockout.
NBA Players: Plan B If No SeasonAs it seems more and more likely the players will not take the owners’ recent 50-50 revenue split, the likelihood of there being a season will continue to drop, but that doesn’t mean the ball will stop bouncing for LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and others.
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.
Hanley: Time Is Running Out On NBAWednesday will be the league's D-Day, according to commissioner David Stern.
NBA Talks Set, But Decertification Reports SurfaceThe 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.
Lawrence: Stern Holds The PowerMitch Lawrence of The New York Daily News joined The Mully and Hanley Show to break down the NBA lockout.
Johnson: NBA Deal Not Close Four full weeks of the NBA season have been canceled by commissioner David Stern, and while early reports indicate the league and Player's Association are "95 percent" finished with a deal, one NBA insider doesn't think it's that close.
Berger Breaks Down NBA LockoutTalks 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.