Saints owner buys New Orleans Hornets

NEW YORK, April 13 (UPI) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern announced Friday that Tom Benson, owner of the NFL's New Orleans Saints, had bought that city's basketball team.
New Jersey Nets moving to Brooklyn

New Jersey Nets moving to Brooklyn

NEW YORK, April 13 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets Friday won approval from the NBA to move to the New York borough of Brooklyn.

Sacramento seeks arena funds from Kings

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Sacramento city officials want the Maloof family to chip in at least $70 million to help build a new arena for their NBA team.
2013 NBA All-Star Game to be in Houston

2013 NBA All-Star Game to be in Houston

HOUSTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The 2013 NBA All-Star Game has been awarded to Houston, marking the third time the game will be played in Houston.

NBA: LA Clippers 102, LA Lakers 94

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Chris Paul poured in 33 points but was also injured Saturday in the Los Angeles Clippers' 102-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Deal reached in NBA lockout

Deal reached in NBA lockout

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- NBA owners and players reached a tentative labor agreement Saturday that could have the league back on the basketball court by Christmas.

NBA negotiations resume

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Negotiators for NBA owners and players returned to the bargaining table Friday to make another attempt at saving at least part of the 2011-12 season.

Reports: NBA cancels games thru Dec. 15

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern told players Tuesday the league is canceling all games through Dec. 15, multiple reports indicated.
NBA players reject latest offer

NBA players reject latest offer

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- NBA players Monday rejected the latest offer from owners and said they would begin disbanding their union.
New offer made, but no NBA agreement yet

New offer made, but no NBA agreement yet

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- NBA owners made a revised offer Thursday in a bid to end the league's labor stalemate and union President Derek Fisher said the players would think it over.

NBA players reject league ultimatum

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Locked-out NBA players won't accept Commissioner David Stern's "take-it-or-leave-it" offer to resolve the work stoppage, union officials said Tuesday.

Stern issues ultimatum on stalled talks

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern laid down an ultimatum Sunday giving locked-out players three days to accept the league's current revenue-sharing offer.

Report: NBA players mull dissolving union

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A group of NBA players has investigated the possibility of decertifying their union if labor negotiations remain stalled, The New York Times reported Thursday.

NBA fines Heat owner for lockout Tweets

MIAMI, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The NBA confirmed Monday it has fined Miami Heat owner Micky Arison for comments he posted on his Twitter account regarding the league's labor problems.

Talks break off, more NBA games canceled

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A third straight day of talks failed to generate an NBA labor settlement Friday and the league canceled all remaining games that had been scheduled in November.

More NBA talks set for Friday

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- NBA owners and players held a second extended bargaining session in as many days Thursday and said they would meet again Friday in a bid to save the season.

NBA labor talks break down

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The federal mediator trying to bring an end to the NBA labor stalemate said Thursday talks had broken off and further mediation would serve "no useful purpose."

NBA labor talks adjourn, will continue

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Negotiators for NBA team owners and locked-out players wrapped up a bargaining session Wednesday without a deal but will meet again, a federal mediator said.

Mediator meets with NBA adversaries

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A federal mediator met separately with NBA team owners and locked-out players Monday and will host a follow-up bargaining session, multiple reports indicated.

Stern warns of lost season

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern said Thursday he doesn't believe players are ready to "make a deal" and again raised the specter of a lost season.

Mediator to join stalled NBA talks

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A federal mediator will join the deadlocked collective bargaining talks between NBA team owners and locked-out players, the two sides said Wednesday.

NBA negotiators meet in last-ditch effort

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Negotiators for NBA owners and locked-out players met Sunday night in a last-ditch attempt to save the start of the season, multiple reports indicated.

Start of NBA season in jeopardy

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A proposed NBA negotiating session for Monday was called off Friday, creating the likelihood that regular-season games will soon be canceled.

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NBA talks break off with no agreement

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Negotiations between NBA team owners and locked-out players broke down Tuesday, endangering the scheduled Nov. 1 start of the 2011-12 season.
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