Category: ‘NBA Lockout’

NBA Commissioner David Stern Criticized by Boston Celtics
December 14th, 2011 at 6:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Boston Celtics stars are grumbling about the rushed training camp and shortened season due to the NBA lockout.  The Celtics' center Kevin Garnett is making headlines for being up front about not feeling good because of the rush the league is in to get started by Christmas Day.  He is also being critical about the way NBA commissioner David Stern is handling business in terms of the Chris Paul trade incident, we...

National Basketball Players’ Association Executive Director Billy Hunter not in Players Good Graces
December 1st, 2011 at 10:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the new collective bargaining agreement gets finalized with all the t's crossed and i's dotted, it is starting to sound like NBA players are pleased to get back to work but not pleased with the overall deal.  Rumor has it that there are a large number of players looking to remove Billy Hunter from his title as the players' association's executive director.  Hunter has held down that spot as union head since 1996...

Five Questions About the Atlanta Hawks in the 2011-2012 Season
November 29th, 2011 at 12:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Now that we are this much closer to having a real live NBA season, assuming that the deal is agreed on by both parties, now is the time to take a look at the Atlanta Hawks and what may lie ahead for our team.  There are some questions out there that we would like to give some insight to but all answers can only play out as...

NBA Players and Owners Reach a Handshake Deal for New CBA
November 26th, 2011 at 11:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** After 149 days of lockout and 12 days after the players decided to dissolve the union the players and the owners seem to have a handshake deal for a new collective bargaining agreement.  Both sides have been meeting this past week in an effort to get a deal banged out...

Atlanta Hawks Guard Jamal Crawford to Participate in ‘Obama Classic’
November 23rd, 2011 at 1:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** It seems that these days everyone is in on the charity basketball game business, even the president of the United States.  Some of the biggest hoop stars of all time are lining up to play in the "Obama Classic Basketball Game" in Washington D.C. on December 12.  Tickets for...