Sides will meet All-Star weekend
It remains the closest thing to an agreement so far in the NBA's labor dispute.
Players' association executive director Billy Hunter last summer called the All-Star break an unofficial deadline to gauge the likelihood of a work stoppage. Commissioner David Stern concurred, saying the league would "have a pretty good idea how good or not good things are by the end of February."
Well, here we are -- basically the same place as a year ago.
Nothing has happened since the players ...
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