The owners and players will start talking again today (about time). Will there be any progress?
The NBA owners and players are expected to meet Wednesday in New York for just the second time since the lockout began – a meeting that could lead to more significant negotiating sessions or possibly the delay of the start of training camps. "This is a telltale meeting," said agent Billy Duffy, whose client roster includes Steve Nash, Rajon Rondo and Greg Oden. "I think we will know the seriousness of both sides’ position after Wednesday.
Not holding my breath, but this could at least lead to more serious talks.
Bonus lockout related links (hat tip to Bulls Blogger for these)
- Deadline Set Before Games Get Canceled | HOOPSWORLD | Basketball News & NBA Rumors
- Report: League sets Sept. 15 deadline before camps, preseason canceled | ProBasketballTalk
- NBA negotiations in a handy chart - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
- if the NBA doesn't play a game in November? That's on the players. Don't stop for a second before... - Blog a Bull
- The Point Forward » Posts Why do players care about a hard cap? «
- Extending NBA Age Minimum Solves Nothing, Offers Little Benefit - SBNation.com
- Time for players to give a little in sluggish NBA labor talks - Sam Amick - SI.com
- The NBA CBA: a Function of Power and Not Truth
- NBPA VP Maurice Evans frustrated with David Stern, negotiations with owners - Sam Amick - SI.com