Posts tagged "collective bargaining agreement"

What was really accomplished in the last CBA?

So the owners locked the players out demanding change and after missing about a month of the regular season finally came to an agreement. We've now effectively had a full off-season under the new rules and have seen the same types of insane contracts handed about as before, the Lakers still spending without limits, and more superteams than ever before. So was it all worth it...

In familiar theme, new CBA screws over Chicago

In familiar theme, new CBA screws over Chicago
In each of the last three CBAs, the Chicago Bulls have gotten the royal screw over. It's almost uncanny. Fear what rule happens in six years when the next CBA rolls around...

Players and owners resume negotiations

Players and owners resume negotiations
In a bid to save Christmas games and a 66 game season, the NBA and its players have resumed negotiations. Rumor has it that David Stern is attempting to rally owner support to improve the last offer in a new final [this time we mean it!] offer...
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Did Stern's ultimatum hurt the league's legal battle?

Did Stern's ultimatum hurt the league's legal battle?
The NBTA(?) has filed its court documents in the states of California and Minnesota in order to secure a favorable venue in which to attack the NBA. The court filing...

NBA labor dispute legal FAQ

NBA labor dispute legal FAQ
The NBA players dissolved the union immediately by filing a disclaimer of interest and filing an anti-trust suit in the state of California. Interested about the legal battle? Here are the answers [as I've found them] to the questions I've had...

Blame the owners, but the players messed up

The reason we have no basketball right now? It's the owners fault. However, the players messed up by not taking the deal...
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Players should consider option C

Players should consider option C
Most people feel there are only two possible outcomes of today's vote: A deal or no deal followed by decertification...

Owners deliver final offer as players mull decertification

Owners deliver final offer as players mull decertification
Negotiations finished up last night with a deal that the union will actually take to the player reps. This represents a first in the negotiations as the players will have a chance to vote on whether to take a deal...

Ultimatums, threats, and dissension in the ranks

Ultimatums, threats, and dissension in the ranks
Nothing good came out of the Saturday meetings, a result which didn't surprise anyone. However, the NBA announced its intention to play hardball. Take the deal Wednesday or three percent of BRI is coming off the next offer...
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Analyzing the details of the completed portions of the CBA

Analyzing the details of the completed portions of the CBA
The New York Times suggests that the CBA is 95% done and has listed many of the details on the agreed to items. As such, we can begin to analyze how the CBA will affect the Bulls (and their competitors) next season...