Players to Meet Monday to Mull New Proposal

by November 12, 2011

Player reps will meet in New York on Monday to make a decision on the NBA’s revised proposal. Signs are not looking bright, as the union leadership reportedly left the negotiations Thursday, objecting to several “system issues.” From SI: “The National Basketball Players’ Association will meet with its 30 player representatives Monday morning in New York to discuss the owners’ latest proposal, multiple sources confirmed to With NBA commissioner David Stern claiming the owners are done negotiating and threatening to drastically worsen their offer if it is not accepted by the players, the players’ meeting will likely determine the fate of the 2011-12 season. Players are faced with a host of unappealing options, from taking the proposal to a league-wide vote, to filing for decertification of the union and enduring a lengthy legal battle, to continuing to negotiate with the owners.”