Report: NBA and NPBA To Negotiate CBA on Wednesday

by October 16, 2016

With the amount of money being made by players and front offices, it would be in the League’s best interest to avoid a lockout after this season. The NBA and the NBA Players’ Association have been in talks to get a deal done as soon as possible and will reportedly meet this week to further negotiations.

From ESPN:

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have a meeting scheduled for Wednesday in New York — one day before the league’s annual Board of Governors session — as they inch closer to striking a new labor agreement, according to league sources.


The meeting is the latest signal, sources told, that a new deal to avoid a work stoppage is looming in the near future.


Sources say there is rising optimism on both sides of the bargaining table that the basic framework of a deal can be achieved as early as this month.

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