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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 03:11 AM
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Owners, players reach handshake deal to end lockout
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Source: Yahoo Sports

Owners, players reach handshake deal to end lockout
Adrian Wojnarowski

By Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports 27 minutes ago

The NBA and the Players Association have reached a tentative agreement to end the five-month old lockout and start the season on December 25.

After 16 hours of negotiations Friday, the two sides reached a handshake agreement a little after 3 a.m.

Both sides must still get final vote approval from owners and players to finalize the agreement

NBA Commissioner David Stern is holding a joint news conference with Players Association executive director Billy Hunter and Players Association president Derek Fisher(notes) at 3:40 a.m. in New York.

Read more: http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news ;_ylt=AnoUnNMdu24d3VKFDybnCX68vLYF?slug=aw-wojnarowski_nba_lockout_ends-112611



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