League says players' union backtracked during talks
NEW YORK -- Labor talks between the NBA and the players' union broke off Wednesday, increasing the chance of a lockout starting in the offseason.
In a statement, the NBA accused the union of backtracking on several items that the sides had agreed upon. The collective bargaining agreement expires June 30.
"Since we are at a loss as to how we can possibly reach a new
deal that is in any way consistent with the principal terms that we
have been discussing for many months, there ...
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