Tagged: Lockout

NBA Reaches 9-Year, $24 Billion Media Rights Deal with ESPN/ABC, TNT 2

NBA Reaches 9-Year, $24 Billion Media Rights Deal with ESPN/ABC, TNT

I have a request. I write posts which I believe are unique, more in depth and more insightful than I can otherwise find elsewhere. I hope you agree. I therefore ask that you please not simply copy my ideas without proper sourcing. It...

The Changing Landscape of the NBA 6

The Changing Landscape of the NBA

The NBA is thriving! Just three years removed from a time when we were all seduced by claims of poverty from owners facing supposed losses that were mounting so quickly and so heavily that they forced a nasty lockout that nearly cost...

NBA’s Construct Promotes Pat Riley’s Vision 2

NBA’s Construct Promotes Pat Riley’s Vision

It took a 15-hour session pitched between the NBA and player representatives in New York that spilled over from Friday into early Saturday morning. It took nearly half a year, from pre-draft negotiations in early summer spread nearly into the precipice of...

NBA Lockout Appears Inevitable 0

NBA Lockout Appears Inevitable

This Miami Heat team is positively thrilling. And while they don’t enter the playoffs tonight without flaws, they also have a legitimate shot at marching through the Sixers, Celtics, and Bulls all the way to the NBA Finals. Yet thanks to the squabbling...

Could the NBA actually prefer a lockout? 2

Could the NBA actually prefer a lockout?

I’ve received several emails from readers requesting an explanation of the impact of the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement on player movement that I keep referring to. Below I provide my own (controversial) thoughts. Incidentally, if you have any questions you’d...