Posts Tagged "David Stern"

A few years back, I was fortunate enough to take to a stage and be congratulated by a middle-aged white man in a suit who shook my hand. It was a scene similar to what I had dreamed of as a kid.

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In a world of seven billion people, the voice of the few decided on the commissioners for America’s big four (MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL). And unsurprisingly enough, none of them have really done the job they were supposed to.

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Amazing. That was the word the NBA used in the 2010-11 season. However, if I was to ask the audience to throw up a word, I would receive many variations.

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As the NBA lockout ticked over to its 137th day, David Stern said publicly that “it looks like the 2011/12 season is really in jeopardy.”

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The never-ending saga that is the NBA lockout began another dark chapter yesterday, with the players deciding to disband their union in order to sue the league. The 2011-12 season, which was supposed to start two weeks ago, could very well be doomed.

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On the 10th of October, and after over a year-and-a-half of negotiating on a new collective bargaining agreement, the NBA commissioner David Stern announced that the first two weeks of the regular season had been officially cancelled, with even more cancellations implied if the players union and the owners continue to make no progress on […]

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It was announced Tuesday that NBA Commissioner David Stern has officially cancelled the first two weeks of the 2011-12 NBA regular season. The cancellation is a result of continued difficulties in negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement between the owners and NBA Players Association.

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The commissioner, some league owners, and players’ association heads met in New York today to hold a three hour collective bargaining meeting.

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For the second time in 13 years the NBA has imposed a lockout on their players. The decision by NBA Commissioner, David Stern, comes on the back of serious differences in the views of the owners, administration and the NBA Players Association (NBAPA).

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The 2010-11 NBA season is done and dusted, with basketball fans blessed by a truly great campaign that had more plot twists than the final season of ‘Lost’.

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