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  • Los Angeles Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Dies at 80

    Feb 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times. He was 80. Per the Los Angeles Times: A self-made millionaire who built his fortune in real estate, […]

  • NBA Commish David Stern and Radio Host Jim Rome Go at it (Listen)

    Jun 13, 12 by EURpublisher03 3 Comments

    *NBA Commissioner David Stern and Jim Rome just got into a heated discussion on the Jim Rome Radio Show. Rome, who is known for pushing buttons from his infamous incident way back when when quarterback Jim Everett KO’d him, had the commissioner on the show today and things didn’t go well. When Rome asked the […]

  • Video: NBA Players Union Rejects latest Deal by Owners: Season in Doubt

    Nov 14, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *”We’ve arrived at the conclusion that the collective bargaining process has broken down,” National Basketball Players Association/NBPA executive director Billy Hunter said. “The players feel they’re not prepared to accept any ultimatums.” The above statement says it all. The NBPA which represents professional b-ball players has said it’s had enough of trying to bargain with […]

  • Derek Fisher Pissed at Fox Sports; Hires Lawyer and Demands Retraction

    Nov 2, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Pro Basketball Talk) – Derek Fisher is serious. And is seriously ticked off. Over the weekend, Jason Whitlock at Fox Sports published a story saying a source told him Fisher had to be confronted by Billy Hunter and other union leaders to be talked out of agreeing to a 50/50 deal. The same article […]

  • Video: Stern Says All NBA Games Cancelled Through November 30

    Oct 31, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The NBA will play a shortened season – if it plays at all – after negotiations to end the lockout again stalled over how to divide the league’s revenue. Commissioner David Stern (pictured) canceled all November games on Friday, the 120th day of the lockout. “It’s not practical, possible or prudent to have a full […]

  • Video: Gumbel Compares NBA’s Stern to ‘Plantation Overseer’

    Oct 20, 11 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Bryant Gumbel, host of HBO’s “Real Sports,” blasted NBA commissioner David Stern on his show Tuesday night for the lack of resolution in the labor negotiations between the players and owners that led to the league canceling the first two weeks of the season. “The NBA’s infamously egocentric commissioner seems more hell-bent lately on demeaning […]