Category: ‘NBA Lockout’

Should Professional Athletes Be Allowed to Hold Ownership Stakes in an Agency?
January 9th, 2012 at 10:07 PM
There has been a recent trend of professional athletes buying partial ownership interests in player management agencies. According to Deadspin, Alex Rodriguez holds an ownership stake in his agents Dan Lozano’s firm.  Lozano represents a-Rod, as well as Albert Pujols and many other high profile MLB players.  (If you have...

The New NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement Provisions
December 2nd, 2011 at 3:09 PM
As the dust settles from the NBA lockout settlement and we draw nearer to the sure abbreviated free agency period, here is a quick look at some of the new CBA provisions: (Note: Many other provisions have been modified and tinkered with but this list addresses completely new provisions) ***PHOTO1*** Stretch Provision:...

The Impact of the NBA’s Amnesty Clause
November 15th, 2011 at 6:50 AM
It has been confirmed by multiple sources that when, or should I say if, the NBA lockout is resolved, the new collective bargaining agreement will contain an amnesty clause. ***PHOTO1*** This clause, a one-time exception, will allow a team to waive a player without paying any further luxury tax on the player’s...

NBA Lockout Update: NBA Players & Owners to Meet for Self-imposed “D-Day”
November 14th, 2011 at 6:46 AM
The NBA Players Union will meet with David Stern and the NBA Owners at 1 p.m. today to discuss the NBA owner’s ultimatum proposal handed down by Stern. ***PHOTO1*** Many in the industry believe that this meeting will be a tipping point for whether or not there will be an NBA season...