// Billy Hunter

NBA Lockout Ending, Season Set to Open on Christmas

On the heels of Thanksgiving, NBA fans have one more reason to give thanks: Christmas came early this year. After meeting for over 15 hours on Friday, the NBA and the National Basketball Players’ Association reached a tentative agreement in the wee hours of Saturday morning to finally end the lockout after 149 days. Excluding […]

NBA Lockout Rant: Sorting Out the Mess

What a mess this has become. Have two people ever deserved each other more than David Stern and Billy Hunter? First you have Stern who not only has no control over his owners, but he also has no idea how to sell an offer. Giving everyone the idea that his latest offer was an ‘Ultimatum’ […]

NBA Lockout Update: Games Cancelled through November

“It’s not practical, possible or prudent to have a full season now.” Not exactly the words NBA fans were hoping to hear from Commissioner David Stern at the end of Friday’s meetings between the players’ union and the owners. Following the latest breakdown at the negotiating table, Stern has officially cancelled games through November 30th, […]

NBA Lockout Update: Bitter Edition

After over three months of stalled negotiations, the players’ union and owners brought in federal mediator George Cohen on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the hopes his oversight could help the two sides resolve their stalemate and end the lockout. In the end, 30 hours of meetings over three days turned out to be just like […]